Comic Art at the Tobacco Shop

Guest artists at Hartford Comic Con, which is being held through June 1 at the XL Center in Hartford, made their art at the Tobacco Shop on Pratt Street Friday night. Artists also created comic art with cigar boxes which came from the shop. The

Illustrator Chrissie Zullo, of New Haven, left, a guest artist at Hartford Comic Con, which is being held through June 1 at the XL Center in Hartford, turns to talk to a visitor at the Tobacco Shop on Pratt Street Friday night where she and fellow artist Christopher Uminga, also of New Haven, right, were making art to be displayed at the shop for the remainder of the show. She was doing a watercolor of "Death," a character from the Sandman comic books. Other artists who were slated to make art at the shop were Jim Mahfood, Kaare Andrews and Dave Johnson. Artists also created comic art with cigar boxes which came from the shop. The  proceeds from the sale of the boxes, at $200 each, will go to the UConn migrant farmers clinic.

Illustrator Chrissie Zullo, of New Haven, left, a guest artist at Hartford Comic Con, which is being held through June 1 at the XL Center in Hartford, turns to talk to a visitor at the Tobacco Shop on Pratt Street Friday night where she and fellow artist Christopher Uminga, also of New Haven, right, were making art to be displayed at the shop for the remainder of the show. She was doing a watercolor of “Death,” a character from the Sandman comic books. Other artists who were slated to make art at the shop were Jim Mahfood, Kaare Andrews and Dave Johnson. Artists also created comic art with cigar boxes which came from the shop. The proceeds from the sale of the boxes, at $200 each, will go to the UConn migrant farmers clinic.

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proceeds from the sale of the boxes, at $200 each, will go to the UConn migrant farmers clinic.

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