Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival 2010 Ends Run April 12

Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival 2010 Ends Run April 12

The MoCCA Festival will ends its run April 12, 2010 at the 69th Regiment Armory 68 Lexington Avenue.

The annual two-day event attracts thousands of comic art lovers and creators from around the globe to celebrate the world's most popular art form in the heart of New York City. Since 2002 the MoCCA Festival offers a unique venue to experience comics, mini-comics, web comics, graphic novels, animation, posters, prints, original artwork, and more. Each year, the Festival invites dozens of established and emerging creators, scholars, and other experts to participate in two days of lecture/discussion panels on a variety of comics and cartoon topics.

For 2010, the panels and programs are being organized by Brian Heater (The Daily Crosshatch) and Jeff Newelt (Pekar Project, SMITH, Heeb, Royal Flush).

Special guests at MoCCA Fest 2010 include Bill Ayers, Kyle Baker, Gabrielle Bell, Kim Deitch, Emily Flake, Tom Hart, Dean Haspiel, Jaime Hernandez, Kevin Huizenga, Paul Karasik, Neil Kleid, James Kochalka, Peter Kuper, Michael Kupperman, Hope Larson, David Mazzucchelli, Frank
Miller, Josh Neufeld, Rick Parker, Paul Pope, Henrik Rehr, Alex Robinson, Frank Santoro, Dash Shaw, James Sturm, R. Sikoryak, Jillian Tamaki, Raina Telgemeier, Gahan Wilson and Craig Yoe!

Featured exhibitors include Abrams ComicArts, ACT-I-VATE, Buenaventura Press, Drawn and Quarterly, Fantagraphics, First Second, NBM, Pantheon, Secret Acres, Sparkplug Comic Books, Top Shelf Productions and more!

The 2010 Klein Award wil be presented to David Mazzucchelli by Chip Kiddi.

The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
arts education organization dedicated to the preservation, study and
display of all forms of comic and cartoon art. The museum promotes
greater understanding and appreciation of the artistic, cultural and
historical significance of comic and cartoon art through a variety of
events, exhibitions, and educational programs. The museum is located
at 594 Broadway (between Houston and Prince Streets) in New York City.
MoCCA is open to the public Tuesdays through Sundays from 12:00-5:00
pm. Suggested donation to the museum is $5 but free for MoCCA Members
as well as for children 12 and under (when accompanied by a paying
adult). For more information about the museum and MoCCA events,
exhibitions and programs, visit the museum's Website

Upcoming Events at MoCCA  Thursday, February 18th, 7 PM

Animation Development: From Pitch to Production
with David Levy, Brown Johnson and Fran Krause

594 Broadway, Suite 401, New York, NY 10012 



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