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San Diego Comic-Con Schedule

July 11, 2017

Who else is attending SDCC? Here’s my schedule of events. I’m really excited to discuss heroes with comics legend Frank Miller, give away free exhibition posters (yes, the one I am currently painting), tour the Laika Studios exhibition and hang out with a couple of my favorite booksellers. I hope to see you there!

Welcome to the NEW DiTerlizzi Website!

July 4, 2017

Its hard to believe its been over 20 years since this site launched. Over the last two decades it has been amazing to watch the growth of the internet and how it has shaped our world. My early online presence is due to Jim Gaynor, who was a computer specialist at Ohio State University back …

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Never Abandon Imagination Tony DiTerlizzi: Never abandon imagination.

Imagination is a world of possibility that exists within each of us. It is what makes us uniquely human. It is our creative fingerprint that touches and influences the world around us. Imagination is essential to art and science; to innovation and prosperity. It gives us hope, calls us to action and leads to change.

Whether it’s fairies, dragons, robots or aliens, all of my children’s book characters are siblings born of my imagination – an imagination strengthened through years of encouragement from family, teachers and friends. While so many others abandoned it during their transition from childhood to adulthood, I fiercely held onto mine, hoping for a day when I could share it to inspire the next generation of dreamers. Innovators. World changers.

Imagination empowers us to envision and create a reality of what could be. We must hold it dear, foster it and never abandon it.