The Society of Illustrators has just announced some details for the 2017 MoCCA Festival in New York. It will be held at the same place as last year – Metropolitan West – and will be held April 1-2. UPDATE: revealed in a tweet, Penelope Bagieu will be the badge and poster artist! https://twitter.com/PenelopeB/status/806244707693105152 This year’s […]
Oh and speaking of fall debuts, here’s SOME of the graphic novels deuting at SPX to be held Sept. 17 and 18, 2016 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. I’ve included my own comments along with some of the SPX promo copy below. LAST LOOK by Charles Burns This is one of […]
If you weren’t coming to SPX before, you are now: this year’s edition will sotlight Fantagraphics’ 40 year anniversary with a TRUE all-star line-up including: Joe Sacco, Trina Robbins, Daniel Clowes and The Hernandez Brothers, Carol Tyler, Jim Woodring, Drew Friedman and Ed Piskor.
by Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson Just before the mad crush of New York Comic Con a crowd of comic book royalty gathered at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan to hear a stellar panel talk about Heroes of the Comics, Drew Friedman’s wonderful book featuring some of the best and least known artists, publishers and writers who […]
Just in case you can’t enough of a smiling Abe Vigoda, there’s a really nice Flickr set of the Old Jewish Comedians opening up at the Society of Illustrators page. With lots of old Jewish comedians and some great shots of the exhibit itself.
It is not every day you see Fantagraphics associate publisher Eric Reynolds and legend Abe Vigoda in the same place (as seen on Reynolds’ FB page.). But it happened last night at the Society of Illustrators opening for Drew Friedman’s Old Jewish Comedians show. Also in attendance: Gilbert Gottfried, Paul Shaffer, Robert Klein and JAY […]