BCGF Co-Founder Announces New Brooklyn Comics Festival

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TweetFollowing the news earlier this year that the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival is now no more, it appears a new festival has just been announced to take its place – presented by Desert Island Comics (and therefore BCGF cofounder Gabe Fowler), this will be The Comic Arts Brooklyn Festival. 

On the Scene: BCGF 2012: Ware, McGuire, and Spiegelman on Creating the Architecture of Comics

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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 […]

BCGF Preview: Liz Hickey’s JAMMERS

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TweetTake a look at some excerpts from Liz Hickey’s new comic, JAMMERS, which will be available at the Hic and Hoc table at The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival tomorrow

BCGF Preview: Zack Soto’s Secret Voice

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TweetZack Soto has a new print edition of his comic, Secret Voice out for The Brooklyn Comics and Graphic Festival. It’s a 48 page handful of A-MAY-ZING. Enjoy an excerpt below.

Preview: WINDOWPANE By Joe Kessler

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Tweet The UK’s Nobrow has been putting out some of the most refreshing and visually compelling graphic and comic books thus far this year. In just a few days, they’ll be making the trek over to Brooklyn for BCGF, mixing in their own new releases amongst a flock of other notable debuts. Joe Kessler, a […]

BCGF Preview: Malachi Ward’s The Reverie

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TweetCartoonist, Malachi Ward, is debuting his new comic, The Reverie, at The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival this weekend and was kind enough to send over a five page preview. Check it out!

Preview: GANG BANG BONG #3

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Tweet Adding to what is going to be an exceptional surplus of releases for next month’s BCGF is the third installment of the unconventional and visually dazzling GANG BANG BONG, a bilingual comic anthology completely removed from any confining narrative structure; rather, editors Ines Estrada and Ginette Lapalme explore new mediums of visual storytelling through […]

Preview: Sunday in The Park With Boys by Jane Mai

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Tweet Looking into Jane Mai’s work thus far, spanning from comics and zines to an extremely active advice page on her Tumblr, one can’t help but see inklings of some of the greatest autobiographical cartoonists. Jane is the opposite of censored; she lets every aspect of her personal life come through her work, often unabashedly […]