Spanish Fever hits SPX with five guests from Spain

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This year’s SPX already has a top notch guest list, but here’s an added bonus: five of the most exciting Spanish indie cartoonists, Santiago García, Ana Galvañ, David Rubín, Javier Olivares and José Domingo, will be appearing, thanks to  funding and assistance from SPAIN arts & culture. All five appear in Spanish Fever-Stories By The New Spanish Cartoonists, an anthology of 28 contemporary […]

CXC announces programming with Trudeau, Telegemeier, Smith and more

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Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) has announced the programming for its second edition, to be held October 13-16. Expanding from its inaugural 2-day outing, the 2016 show will offer 75 hours of programming. Highights include: • an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and generational icon Garry Trudeau in conversation with author Glen David Gold • a film slate […]

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus announces guests: Trudeau, Telegemeier, and many more

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More news from the comic arts festival circuit. CXC (Cartoon Crossroads Columbus), the second year show in Columbus, has just announced their guest list and it’s super stellar from Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau on. The show is held in conjunction with the Billy Ireland Library and  after a successful launch last year is gearing up to […]

13 Panels from TCAF in audio and the heartbreaking Doug Wright Awards

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Jamie Coville has, as always, recorded the best of the panels from TCAF, including a shocking number in which I participated. YOU can hear the audio of the panels here and the DWAs here. The DWAs are notable for the extraordinary remembrance that Seth offered or Dawwyn Cooke and also the induction of James Simpkins into the Giants […]

TCAF 2016 in 50 photos of smiling happy people and lots of comics

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  I’m working on a longer account of TCAF for PW, but here’s some photos to capture the high while it’s fresh. While the weekend was tinged with sadness over the passing of Canadian native son Darwyn Cooke, the general mood was a celebration of the kind of creative spirit that Darwyn embodied. TCAF s always a chance to catch […]

Meet tomorrow’s future comics superstars April 29th at SVA’s Fresh Meat

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Fresh Meat is the School of Visual Art’s annual in-house comics fair and it’s a place where many a comics star has been spotted in nascent form. This year’s event will be held April 29th, from 6 to 9 pm at the SVA Student Center located at 217 East 23rd Street. The event is organized by Cartoon Allies, […]

Will there be a Comic Arts Brooklyn in 2016?

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If you were at MoCCA you probably heard the “rumour” that Gabe Fowler wouldn’t be putting on a Comic Arts Brooklyn festival in 2016. Radically thinking outside the box I emailed him to find out what was up and the result was a story in PW: Besides showcasing New York indie comics, last weekend’s Museum […]