Get free 3-D glasses as Nickelodeon Magazine presents a Comic Carousel on Sunday February 25th at1PM in Room 1E16
Carousel: A series of cartoon slide shows and other projected pictures, presented by an array of comic strip makers, visual artists, performers, and other characters. Plenty of gags, goofiness, audience participation and 3-D action! Definitely for kids and alt-comics-loving adults. Hosted by cartoonist R. Sikoryak, and Nick Mag editors, Chris Duffy and Dave Roman.
Artists scheduled to appear include Sam Henderson (Scene But Not Heard), Michael Kupperman (Tales Designed To Thrizzle), Karen Sneider (Pony Up!) and Bill Alger (Cartoon Block Party) vs. an “advanced” cartooning super computer!
Since its debut in 1997, Carousel shows have been presented around New York City at Dixon Place, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Makor, and The Marquee, as well as at the Small Press Expo (Bethesda, Maryland), MoCCA Art Fest (NYC), and the Blue Met Festival (Montreal, Canada).
Complete run down of events:
Chris Duffy and Dave Roman give a quick overview on Nick Mag¹s history of publishing the best in alternative comics for kids.
Michael Kupperman (Tales Designed To Thrizzle) Reads his epic smackdown comic: Hercules Vs. Zues in 3-D! You won¹t believe your eyes as the mythological mayhem jumps off the screen!
R. Sikoryak.(RAW) reads his comic strip bending, ³Real FUNNY Estate² then asks the audience if they can identify the comic strips and characters involved. With special guest: Lauren Weinstein (Girl Stories).
Sam Henderson (Magic Whistle) creates a soundtrack for pantomime classic ³Scene But Not Heard² then asks volunteers from the audience to improve their own.
Karen Sneider and Bill Alger face off against Deep Orange, Nickelodeon¹s advanced cartooning computer! Audience reaction will determine whether technology can outwit humanity when it comes to creating gag cartoons.
For more info check out the Nick Mag comics blog.