The Phantom, The Sphinx, Dragon Girl: The Secret Valley
Jeff looks forward to meeting all his fans in Sydney and Perth in June 2019.
Jeff will give a Q&A panel, and sign autographs throughout Friday in Sydney, and on Saturday and Sunday in both cities.
Further information on Jeff’s panels will be listed in our Event Programme, released closer to the convention.
Jeff Weigel is an illustrator and author who lives in Belleville, Illinois. Since 2017, he has been the artist for the Sunday newspaper adventures of the classic comic strip hero The Phantom. He has written and illustrated multiple children’s books and graphic novels, including Quantum Mechanics, published by Lion Forge, Dragon Girl: The Secret Valley, published by Andrews McMeel, SMASH!, a non-fiction GN written by Sara Latta explaining the science behind the Large Hadron Collider, published by Lerner Books in 2016, and Atomic Ace (He’s Just My Dad) and Atomic Ace and the Robot Rampage, published by Albert Whitman & Company.
Jeff created illustrations for the New York Times bestseller It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Zombies: A Book Of Zombie Christmas Carols by Michael P. Spradlin. The follow-up books in this series, Every Zombie Eats Somebody Sometime: A Book of Zombie Love Songs and Jack and Jill Went Up to Kill: A Book of Zombie Nursery Rhymes, each have more than fifty of Jeff’s drawings. All three are published by HarperCollins.
Comics have always been Jeff’s first love, and he was a regular contributor to Image Comics’ anthology title Big Bang Comics for more than fifteen years. His work as a writer and illustrator on the character he created, The Sphinx, earned him a nomination for the Russ Manning Award For Most Promising Newcomer in the comics industry. The Sphinx’s adventures have been collected into a trade paperback available from Pulp 2.0.
Jeff is a frequent speaker at schools and libraries across the American Midwest. He has also taught illustration at Webster University, and comics and cartooning at St. Louis’s Center of Contemporary Arts (COCA).
This information is correct at the time of writing but please check the Event Programme for the final timetable, including time and location within the events.
Guest confirmed, health, international travel restrictions and other commitments pending. Further information will be provided via social media should any of these factors impact the guest's ability to attend.
Panel rooms are subject to venue capacity and safety requirements and may reach maximum capacity. Some panels will require patrons to queue for entry prior to the panel commencing. Please follow the directions of the staff.
An additional service charge may apply to Photograph and Autograph Tokens pre-purchased online or at the event.