Con be damned, it’s MoCCA Time — I’ll be running some previews and debuts througout the day — but here’s all the party poop you need to know about starting tonight. (I know there were a bunch of great events last night as well — On the Scene reports anyone?)
Fiona Staples at Midtown Comics
6:30 – 8:00pm
64 Fulton Street
Join MoCCA Arts Festival Guest of Honor Fiona Staples at Midtown Comics downtown location.
Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin
A screening of the film will take place at the Beatrice Theatre at SVA, located at 333 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.
A Q & A will follow with artist Robert Williams and Co-Director/Producer Nancye Ferguson, moderated by culture critic and curator Carlo McCormick.
$5 General Admission
* SVA students and faculty are free.
Hic & Hoc Publications &
Revival House Present:
The annual pre-MoCCA comic book beer fest at Park Slope Ale House
Park Slope Ale House
356 6th Avenue,
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Rad poster art by Revival House’s very own Rusty Jordan!
Glorkian Warriors Release Party at Bergen Street Comics
470 Bergen St, Brooklyn,
Drink And Draw Like A Lady
40 W. 38th St. (between 5th and 6th Ave)
5th Floor (there is an elevator).
All ages are welcome, 21+ to drink. Bring your mini comics, business cards, sketchbooks and your love of comics. Ladies only please!
MoCCA After Party and Awards
Society of Illustrators
128 E 63rd St, New York,
The Society is hosting an after-party open to MoCCA Arts Exhibitors, Speakers, Special Guests, and Volunteers. We will also be announcing the winners of the MoCCA Arts Festival Award of Excellence during a special presentation.
7-8pm: Free admission includes beer, wine, and soda plus a small plates buffet.
8-11pm: Cash bar plus small plates buffet.
C&B Publishing and Origami Comics Present:
Modern Pinball Art Opening and The Unofficial After-Party of MoCCA
6:00pm – 2:00am
including “Power Draw” Live Costumed Model Sketch Sessions
Modern Pinball NYC, 362 Third Ave, New York City
$10 (mention special code “CB-ORIGAMI” for discount
includes unlimited pinball
(Art by Chris Brown)
QUEER MoCCA at BSGD
Bureau of General Services-Queer Division
83A Hester Street, New York, NY10002 United States
Coinciding with the MoCCA Arts Fest in New York, Northwest Press and the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division are hosting a fun LGBT comics event for everyone! Come on down and have a beverage, meet other LGBT readers and artists, and maybe win a door prize!
Scheduled to appear: Charles “Zan” Christensen (Anything That Loves, The Power Within), Tom Cardamone (The Lavender Menace: Tales of Queer Villainy!), Carlo Quispe (QU33R), Bill Roundy (Anything That Loves) and more!
The Beat and Z2 Comics After MoCCA Hang Out
The Mad Hatter
360 3rd Avenue