It is time for our sort of annual look at all the news books coming out at this year’;s Comic Arts Brooklyn fest. Feast your eyes on the wonders and beauties of what’s coming up! There are so many great books we’ve had to divide the debuts into several posts. And please note, some of […]
Tomorrow it’s Comic Arts Brooklyn, wrapping up the New York City convention season with a indie and art comix extravaganza. This year the show moves to Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, a much larger venue for both exhibits and panels. The Activities Resource Center where the exhibitors are set up is “literally the second-largest room in all […]
§ Nice Art: Indie comics festival Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017 has a poster (and Guests: Chris Ware, Jules Feiffer and Emil Ferris.) And the poster is by Emil “My Favorite Thing is Monsters” Ferris. V. cool. § Like everyone on earth, I have a Google news alert set to my name, and lately it’s been […]
It looked a little rocky there for a while, but, Comic Arts Brooklyn is back at the Mt. Carmel Gymnasium, 12 Havemeyer St. in Williamsburg tomorrow. In past years this was a somewhat bigger blowout, but the stripped down art shows/comics mart/animation program schedule sounds just fine, and from the looks of things, there will be […]
After some deliberation, it’s official that there will indeed be a Comic Arts Brooklyn festival this year, to be held on November 5 at its usual spot, the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel church in Williamsburg.
Recorded live in New York, it’s More To Come, the weekly podcast of comics news, interviews and discussion with Calvin Reid, Kate Fitzsimons and The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald! This episode, More to Come brings you interviews live from the Comic Arts Brooklyn comic arts festival. Heidi interviews comics creator and publisher Brian Chippendale, Leslie […]
I would take a haul photo of my CAB 2015 comics but there is not a floor space big enough at Stately Beat Manor to spread them all out. Yes I got that many comics. And yet the one I most desired to read, I paid for but forgot to pick up a copy in all the excitement.
Anyway, one tradition I did NOT forget was a series of blurry phone photos of people hanging out and having a good time! ! With no further ado:
While we were enjoying Comic Arts Brooklyn this year, my partner Marguerite Van Cook and I took a break from the excitement of promoting our new Fantagraphics Book The Late Child and Other Animals to go across the street to a little coffee bar and have a snack. The young counterperson noted the influx of […]
The Beat took pictures at CAB 2014! Some of them are Hipstamatic. Live with it. This was a good show, as usual. I came back with a bag full of books and immediately started reading them, one of the virtues of the home show. Although jam packed the show was surmountable, and I thought I […]
The last New York show of the year is on its way with Comic Arts Brooklyn taking place November 8-9th and this year the festival will be associated with several art shows and exhibits which all pretty top notch, including a very rare appearance by Julie Doucet, an Al Jaffee art show, a repurposed animation cel show and an exhibit of work by the Finnish collective Kutikuti. All FREE! Here’s all the dates and times: