Charlie La Greca and the Denver Comic Con & Comic Book Classroom have both come to an agreement to re-enter into a mediation process to address the current situation. Each party fully expects to communicate truthfully with the intention of supporting the Comic Book Classoom’s mission and community.
The Town Hall scheduled for today February 23rd, 2014 @ 3pm has been postponed. Thanks to everybody on all sides. This is an incredibly positive step for the community and we look forward to finding resolution.
I would also like to thank the Board at Comic Book Classroom and Denver Comic Con for taking the time to address our concerns. Our goal and my open letter was never to create an online ‘civil war’ but bring things to light and a true focus back onto the kids, the mission and values of the Comic Book Classroom Charter.
An Open Letter from Charlie La Greca, one of the two Co-founders of Comic Book Classroom and Denver Comic Con
Hello my name is Charlie La Greca. I am a cartoonist, lifelong comic fan, and lover of all things geek.
This is an incredibly difficult letter to write but I feel the need to tell you about an injustice and ask for your assistance in attaining its correction.
Comic books are my life. I grew up in Denver, Colorado and in the 1990’s moved to the East Coast to pursue my dreams of working in comic book publishing. It took years of hard work but eventually, I established myself in New York City working in the industry that I love. After working for such notable companies as Disney, Nickelodeon, and DC Comics, I moved back to my native Denver to embark on the next chapter of my dream. Continue reading