by Mary Kinney
This weekend marked the first annual Comic Arts Brooklyn (CAB) festival, presented by small Williamsburg comic book shop Desert Island. Because of this, perhaps, it felt like a neighborhood affair. Panels were held at the Brooklyn Knitting Factory and book sales and signings were a few blocks away, at Mt. Carmel church. It has effectively replaced the Brooklyn Comic Graphics Festival (BCGF)—also presented by Desert Island—which was less directed in theme and manifested itself in many artists bringing out their more adult content. [Read more…]
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.