2007 MoCCA sells out

Demand is high fir the next MoCCA Art festival…but you can still get on the waitlist. The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art today announced that exhibitor space has sold out for the 2007 MoCCA Art Festival to be held June 23-24 at the Puck Building (295 Lafayette Street at Houston) in New York City. […]

2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens

YALSA’s complete list of 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens is up. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), the fastest growing division of the American Library Association (ALA), has announced its 2007 recommended list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. The list, to be prepared annually, was released for the first time during the […]

So you wanna be a cartoonist, eh?

NOTE: This will be a two-part article, the first part focusing how you will probably fail to make money creating your own comics, the second on more positive aspects of doing so and what established comics creators point to as the secret of (realistic) success. Thus Slave Labor editor Jennifer DeGuzman kicks off a highly […]

Today’s Angoulême report

Almost like being there with Bart Beaty at The Comics Reporter: Friday and the crowds have arrived in full force to the town of Angouleme. Thursday has been fairly well written off as an aberration and a bit of a disaster in terms of sales and excitement. The crowds never materialized on the icy streets, […]

2007 NCS Division Awards — call for entries

Over at Mike Lynch Cartoons cartoonists are invited to submit work for the NCS Division Award nominations. You need not be an NCS member to enter. Full list of categories and requirements for each in the link. Cartoonists are invited to submit their work (or the work of someone else) for consideration for one or […]

Media Friday!

§Frank Miller on NPR. § Top Shelf has a trailer up for Christian Slade’s new comics Korgi. § McCloud family Winterview with Hope Larson and Bryann Lee O’Malley, with “Newlywed Game” style questioning! § Revision announces that iFanboy will become an internet TV show: Internet television network Revision3 today announced the debut of iFanboy — […]

Pow! Sock! Comics around the world

An Indian comic about a barn owl, nonetheless is pegged as a “Comic book to titillate ‘adults only’”: Is it a play? Is it a musical? Or is it a theatre of the absurd? Actually, it’s none of the above. It’s the launch of a comic book for grownups, and is curiously titled Barn Owl’s […]