Comic Art Brooklyn 2013: the Debuts Part One – Blexbolex, Hangdai, PictureBox, Koyama, Wartella and more


Here’s a listing of the books that will be debuting this Saturday at the first Comic Arts Brooklyn festival. Information has been supplied by the exhibitors and hopefully something here will pique your interest. If you don’t find something to pique your interest, you don’t really like comics.

Growing pains hitting many indie comics shows


Even indie comics are getting to be, if not big business, then extremely popular. More popular than a street fair, even. The last two years, perhaps inspired by BCGF and TCAF, have seen indie shows spring up in many cities from Minneapolis Autopic, to Portland’s The Projects to Chicago’s CAKE. While we noted that last […]

On the Scene: BCGF 2012: Ware, McGuire, and Spiegelman on Creating the Architecture of Comics


The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival this year was, by all accounts, pretty crowded and hot in the main building, but the governing factor was high attendance, and the discussion panels, held at The Knitting Factory, also confirmed the trend. They were highly attended, and for the most part, standing room only. This signals a […]

BCGF wrap-up

Although my “official” news story about last weekend’s Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival was published in PW Comics Week, I still had some pictures I wanted to put up.

Over all it was an awesome day. Not much more to say. I thought last year, set in a dramatic blizzard, would be hard to top for that special something, but the cheerful, can-do spirit of this show equalled that. Everyone seemed to be finding like-minded souls to share their work. As I said several times, “Who knew so many people liked good comics?”

BCGF News: Crosby, Tong, Bell

A final look at some of the wonderful books on sale tomorrow at the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival. As always even if you can’t go, click through on some of the links…new, fresh stuff everywhere. Rosebud Archives This company — run by comics strip historian Rick Marschall and Jonathan Barli — is your go […]