Friday, April 27, 2012

Be Seeing You

I'm away for a few days. See you soon.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Maine Comics Arts Festival: Who's Coming?

 Above: Mike Lynch and assistant in the studio.

OK, who's coming?

I'll be there!

Portland, ME Sunday, May 20, 2012: Over 100 writers, artists and publishers will be guests for the 2012 Maine Comics Arts Festival event! There will be tables of creators, all selling their comics and posters and t-shirts. It's a big. family-friendly day, getting bigger every year.

Rick Lowell of Casablanca Comics is the man behind the festival. If you want to see what it looks like, here's my report for the first one, the 2009 MECAF. And here's a link to the most recent one. 

Below is a list of cartoonists and organizations that will be selling their cool cartoony stuff at the 2012 Maine Comic Arts Festival .


Kate Beaton

Kazu Kibuishi

Here are the creators that will be there, sorted by their first name. Even if you don't know them, just take a look at some of this art.

Andrea Agostini

Barry Corbett

Bob Flynn

Braden Lamb


Brian Codagnone

Carl Mefferd

Casey Girard

Center for Cartoon Studies

Clayton McCormack

Cody Pickrodt

Colleen AF Venable

Colin Tedford

Corey Hodgdon

Corked The Comic

Dan Mazur

Dan Moynihan

Daniel Barlow

Dave Kender

Dave Roman

Dirk Tiede

Doug Cowan

Elenore Toczynski

Ellen T. Crenshaw

Eric Boeker

Faith Erin Hicks

Frank Einspruch

George O’Connor

Griffin Shawn

Heather Bryant

Jason Viola

Jay Piscopo

Jeff Pert

Jen Silverman

Jen Vaughan

Jerel Dye

Jesse Durona

Jessica Shea

John Green

John Platt

Jordyn Bochon

Justine and Ron Fontes

Kate Leth

Keith Perkins

Keith Zoo

Kori M. Handwerker

Kristen Toohill

John Klossner

Maineland Studios

Marek Bennett

Matt Ryan

Meg Brennan

Melissa Mendes

Metrokitty (Cathy Leamy)

Michael Rapa

Mike Lynch

Raina Telgemeier

Randall Drew

Ray Dillon
Renae De Liz

Renee Kurilla

Rick Parker

Rick Silva

Ron Lebrasseur

Sarah Winifred Searle

Secret Acres Books

Shelli Paroline

Stacie Ponder

Sue and Everett Soares


Tina Pratt

Travis Dandro

Trees and Hills


Tyler James

Zack Giallongo


Zombie Romance (Kristilyn)

The Maine Comics Arts Festival is Sunday, May 20, 2012 in Portland, Maine.