Tweet Even indie comics are getting to be, if not big business, then extremely popular. More popular than a street fair, even. The last two years, perhaps inspired by BCGF and TCAF, have seen indie shows spring up in many cities from Minneapolis Autopic, to Portland’s The Projects to Chicago’s CAKE. While we noted that [...]
Tweet Even as the glow of great comics at TCAF is drifting away, some bad news for great indie comics festivals: according to a post on their Tumblr, The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival is being suspended. We have decided not to continue with BCGF. We had a great run and thank all of our [...]
Tweet The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival this year was, by all accounts, pretty crowded and hot in the main building, but the governing factor was high attendance, and the discussion panels, held at The Knitting Factory, also confirmed the trend. They were highly attended, and for the most part, standing room only. This signals [...]
A few straggler debuts are coming in for this weekend’s Brooklyn Comcis and Graphic Fest including The Beat’s own Michel Fiffe with COPRA. It’s 24 pp, full color and Fiffe expects it to be MONTHLY.
Although my “official” news story about last weekend’s Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival was published in PW Comics Week, I still had some pictures I wanted to put up.
Over all it was an awesome day. Not much more to say. I thought last year, set in a dramatic blizzard, would be hard to top for that special something, but the cheerful, can-do spirit of this show equalled that. Everyone seemed to be finding like-minded souls to share their work. As I said several times, “Who knew so many people liked good comics?”
TweetA final look at some of the wonderful books on sale tomorrow at the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival. As always even if you can’t go, click through on some of the links…new, fresh stuff everywhere. Rosebud Archives This company — run by comics strip historian Rick Marschall and Jonathan Barli — is your go [...]
Tweet Pigeon Press, the new company from Alvin Buenaventura has recent books by Lisa Hanawalt amd Matt Furie available at BCBF, and the debut of a new JOhnny Ryan book: “New Character Parade” by Johnny Ryan This hilarious and irreverent tome continues the Johnny Ryan brand of gleefully perverse humor! New Character Parade features 120 [...]
More news and notes from publishers and cartoonists at this Saturday’s Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival. If you are not local, just check out the links for some new and different comics. We had such a fantastic outpouring of info we have ONE MORE post coming later today. It had been a blast going through all these links and finding so many new artists to follow.
TweetNot only does Koyama Press have a spanking new website, they will also have some new books this weekend: Koyama Press will be bringing Michael DeForge, the Wowee Zonk collective and Steven Charles Manale from Toronto. We will be debuting Michael DeForge’s new book ‘Spotting Deer’. Wowee Zonk will have their new book ‘Wowee Zonk [...]
Secret Acres presents a very amazing new book at this weekend’s show: