The Best American Comics 2016 will be accepted at the Rebus Books table. Any new, North American work published between September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015 is eligible for The Best American Comics 2016. If Series Editor Bill Kartalopoulos is not present at the table, material can be given to anyone working Table 226 and it will be included with BAC 2016 submissions.
Actually not a con war, but a curiosity of scheduling with both the MoCCA Festival and Crucial Entertainment East Coast Comicon in the Meadowlands both scheduled for this weekend. When I originally heard about the scheduling I was told that it had all been worked out and there was no beef, but it’s still unfortunate […]
Last event, but the one that I am moderating! BK: European (Comics) Invasion with Darryl Cunningham, Penelope Bagieu, Sergio Garcia Sanchez & Nadja Spiegelman | WORD: This event takes place at our Brooklyn location. The artists are coming! WORD is proud to present a panel discussion with UK and European artists Darryl Cunningham (The Age of […]
When I was a younger sprout in comics I often wondered if there had been any more women cartoonists than Marie Severin and Ramonda Fradon? What about in France where they loved cartoonistss? The ver very great Claire Bretecher was often mentioned but was that it?
Well, it turns out that all along there were other great French woman cartoonists, including Annie Goetzinger, whose amazing Girl in Dior is out now. Tonight she signs at the Kinokuniya Bookstore before apeparing MoCCA all weekend and going on tour on the below dates:
Ladies unite!: It’s time again for the pre-MoCCA Fest Drink and Draw Like a Lady! If you are a woman who reads, writes, draws, colors, edits, markets, reviews, or enjoys comics, this party is for you. All ages are welcome, you must be 21 to drink. Ladies only, please. The party will be held on Friday […]
And another event, this one a screening of a documentary about one of Charlie Hebdo’s earlier controversies followed by a talk with Art Spigelman and Francoise Mouly: With TOUGH BEING LOVED BY JERKS, director Daniel Leconte (Fidel Castro: L’enfance d’un chef) offers a real-time account of one of the most important trials in the 21st century […]
Fire up your Lyft app! Refill that metro card. MoCCA Festival takes place next weekend, April 11-12, but leading uyp to it is a very full week of lectures, panels, film screenings and workshops, culminating at the MoCCA Fest itself. I’ll actually be moderating Friday’s panel at Word BRooklyn on Euro comics, so please com eby […]
MoCCA Fest has just announced its programming. With the festival of indie itself is set for April 11-12th at a new venue, the Center 520, programming will be held a short walk away at the High Line Hotel at 180 Tenth Avenue and 20th Street. Curated by Bill Kartalopoulos, the schedule includes several tie-ins to […]
The jury for next year’s MoCCA Arts Festival Awards of Excellence — a prize for cartoonists has been announced and it’s stellar: Charles Burns, Annie Koyama, David Plunkert, Andrea Tsurumi, and Alexandra Zsigmond. The awards recognize the most outstanding work on view at the festival and will be the subject of a show at the Society of Illustrators […]
Speaking of CAFS, a couple of other newsy notes for the burgeoning crop of events next year,