PW’s annual New York Comic Con issue is online, and in an exhaustive main story Rich Shivener details the good the bad and the I’m going to cry. We all knew that losing the airy clime of the Javits North Hall for Artist Alley was going to hurt, but according to show runner Mike Armstrong, […]
In addition to many numerous author events and signings, the annual conference of the American Library Association also features an Artist Alley! It’s located in aisle 1100, just past the graphic novel publishers, near the Graphic Novel/Gaming Stage! Torsten Adair I’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting […]
Artist Alley applications for New York Comic Con 2017 have just gone live, and as feared, Artist Aley is moving to a downstairs hall, in this case Hall E. In the ast this has variously been used for meeting rooms and demonstrations. Last year it was VR. Javits North, where AA was located for the last few years, […]
The future of artist alley is uncertain. What will cons of the future look like?
When the lights in New York Comic Con 2015’s Artist Alley dimmed low on Sunday, everyone thought that party was over. As it turns out, the celebration was just getting started. While artists packed their bags, Winsor & Newton, a prestigious art supply company in attendance the show, decided to give away their entire leftover stock of pigment markers to […]