Appearance Schedule

To book Jay Piscopo for school and library visits, please contact Tami Burke at

May 7, 2016
Free Comic Book Day
Jay will be at Bull Moose in the morning and Casablanca Comics in the afternoon doing free superhero sketches

June 4, 2016
Portland Public Library
Portland, Maine

June 11, 2016
10:00 - 6:00
Concord, New Hampshire

October 23, 2016
Portland, Maine


All Things Fun!

On Saturday, September 6th, All Things Fun! in West Berlin will celebrate its 4th anniversary as the area’s premiere game and comic retailer by featuring the free Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli Collectible Card Game, designed by All Things Fun! co-owner Ed Evans and Portland, Maine comic book creator Jay Piscopo.

The collectible card game is a companion to Piscopo's new all ages graphic novel series, The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli. Piscopo will be on-hand at the event signing his graphic novel and handing out free card games and Capt’n Eli comics as part of the larger All Things Fun! celebration.

The event will be held Saturday, September 6th 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM at All Things Fun!, 185 Route 73 North in West Berlin. Other activities include: a storewide comics and games sale, box tournaments, Capt’n Eli’s Root Beer tasting, and other games and prizes.


Boys Read, Boys Rule!

Our new (and everlasting) superhero is librarian, Bill Corder at Imaginon in Charlotte, NC.

Not only is he throwing a big Capt'n Eli Shindig in September, but he wrote this great review and did an author interview on his blog, Boys Read, Boys Rule.

What this guy and his fellow Jedi Knights do for comics, boys, and reading in simply unbelievable! Cheers Bill!!


Upcoming Event: Capt’n Eli’s Adventure

Capt’n Eli’s Adventure
Saturday, November 1st
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Regatta Banquet and Conference Center
Route 236, Eliot, Maine

Capt’n Eli’s Adventure is a free all ages event celebrating the launch of the new Maine graphic novel series The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli written and illustrated by Jay Piscopo.

Bring the family to meet Jay and check out the graphic novel. Attendees receive a free introductory comic book and a full afternoon of free activities, including:

-An improv performance by The Escapists
-Performance by the Travis James Humphrey Band
-12-year-old Race Car Driver Sulo Burbank

Noon - 2:00 -- Travis James Humphrey Band
2:00 - 3:00 –- The Escapists interactive theatre improv group


Jay Piscopo's School Visits

Comic book artist Jay Piscopo invites students to try their hand at cartoon art and demonstrate how anyone can learn to draw and create comics. Using simple geometric shapes, Jay will teach kids how to build anatomy and perspective to create art that tells a story. Jay can work with large assemblies or small groups. Video of Jay's presentations will be available soon. Jay has taught comic book art at summer camps, private schools, public schools and at regional art colleges. To learn more:


Comicsbulletin Review

Check out Penny Kenny's 4-bullet review of The Undersea Adventures of Capt'n Eli on Comicsbulletin!

"The Undersea Adventures of Capt’n Eli is a true all ages book that can be enjoyed by adventure fans, superhero fans, and anime fans. This book is a winner. You should definitely check it out. "

Coming Soon!