Saturday AM Round Up: 06/17/23 Licensing Expo, Saigami Book Signing and MORE!

Welcome to the Weekly Roundup. Oh, you’re new here? well, this is where we talk about all things Saturday AM that went down this week.  Let me tell you this week was a BLAST we have so much to share – so let’s quit wasting time and just dive right in!

Saturday AM Takes Center Stage at Licensing Expo: Unveiling the Evolution of Manga

What an incredible week it was at the Licensing Expo! Our CEO, Frederick L. Jones, courtesy of Fangirl Licensing. Frederick and Anita made waves with their panel discussing the captivating evolution of manga and its embrace of diversity, all under the banner of Saturday AM. The panel turned out to be a massive hit, featuring fascinating visuals, trading cards, and much more. The Licensing Expo itself was brimming with industry giants such as Viz Media, Pokemon, Spin Master, Crunchyroll, and many others. Take a glimpse at some of the event’s stunning photos below! Stay tuned for more news and announcements from the event!



Saigami ShermansBooks Book Signing!

Exciting news! Volume 2 of Saigami has officially hit the shelves, which means it’s time for another round of captivating book-signing events!

Today, on June 17th, you can meet Seny, the brilliant creator behind Saigami, at Shermans Books in Rockland, ME, from 1pm to 3pm. If you happen to be in the area, don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to secure a personally signed copy of Saigami. By doing so, not only will you be supporting a talented LGBTQ graphic novel artist, but you’ll also be showing your appreciation for the amazing folks at Sherman’s. Check out photos from last years book signing HERE.


Buy Saigami Vol. 2 HERE


Catch Us Live: Saturday AM’s Unmissable June Appearances

Get ready to meet your favorite diverse manga artists in person! Seny, the talented author behind Saigami, will be appearing at Port Con Maine on June 24th for an engaging panel and booth experience.

But that’s not all! Both Frederick L. Jones, the founder of Saturday AM and creator of Clock Striker, and Tony Dawkins, the creator of Titan King, will be at ALA Library from June 23rd to 26th for signings, panels, and more!

Don’t miss out on the chance to meet Whyt Manga, the creative mind behind Apple Black, at Barnes and Noble in Fort Worth on June 24th for signings. Stay tuned for more dates, more artists, and exciting discussions coming soon!


SOM23 Update: Our YouTube Video Unveiling Your Amazing Pitches

Summer of Manga is in full swing and we’re excited to see what all of the participants have in store. We just dropped a great youtube video where our staff going through some our YOUR PITCHES.  Get some great insight from the amazing creators behind some of your favorite series of Saturday AM. Check it out Below – and stay tuned for more SOM23 coverage!



That’s it for this week’s weekly roundup.  We had an eventful week, from attending Licensing Expo to book signing and Summer of Manga coverage.  We have so much in store so keep your eyes peeled for updates coming soon! Check out last week’s post right HERE.

Have a great weekend everybody – Peace!

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