Tag Archives: MoCCA Festival

Recommended: LEAPING TALL BUILDINGS

Recommended: LEAPING TALL BUILDINGS

I was recently in New York for the Mocca Festival, where I met a lot of new friends last year and lugged home way too many comics. This time around I tried not to buy tons of books, but I did get my signed copy of Christopher Irving and Seth Kushners book Leaping Tall Buildings: The […]

On the move: MoCCA NY

On the move: MoCCA NY

MoCCA is on! This is where you go in. This is where you meet the Danes. This is where you buy comics. This is where they sell coloring books. This is where Jason is signing. This is where Dean Haspiel and Becky Cloonan are signing. This is where some guy is painting. This is where […]

On the move: THE DEAD AND THE DUTCH

On the move: THE DEAD AND THE DUTCH

Got a local tour of Willamsburg and Green Point yesterday from a native Brooklynite. Chris Miskiewicz and I are working together on a few things, one of them the story of New York magician and occult detective Thomas Alsop – see the pilot comic episode on Trip City. We visited the Alsop family lot at […]

On the move: NAKED IN NEW YORK

On the move: NAKED IN NEW YORK

Landed in Newark yesterday, the first thing I see out the window is a giant IKEA store. Just like home! I’m in New York for the annual MoCCA festival which takes place this weekend at the Lexington Armory in Manhattan. Last year was my first, but I was here again in October for a lenghty […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS - AND THANK YOU!

MERRY CHRISTMAS – AND THANK YOU!

The time has come for a final post before the holidays bogs everything down. In a good way, right? Right… This year was very exciting for me as I focused a lot on my own projects and had my first US graphic novel out in May. I was fortunate enough to have three visits to […]

On the move: MoCCA AFTERMATH

On the move: MoCCA AFTERMATH

Strangely quiet here, after the constant droning noise of New York City. I’m trying to get back in the slow rythm of work after days of inspiration and wall-to-wall conversation. Here are some quotes I remember from my trip: “I abuse my originals pretty severely” – Bill Sienkiewicz about his splattered and scratched artwork “If you […]