FallCon is this weekend over at the MN Fairgrounds. Those of you with money to burn will want to check out three brand new books we'll have on hand: Max's graphic novel "Commune," Zander's 24 hr comic "The Lost Penguin of Elephant Island," and my 24 hr comic "A General Theory of Love."
Details at MNCBA.com
Also, Cedric emailed us with the lowdown on what's happening locally this weekend with the National Cartoonist Society, whose members include Bill Amend (Foxtrot), Michael Jantze (The Norm), Tom Richmond (MAD Magazine), and Jerry Van Amerongen (Ballard Street):
1. Friday night (tonight!) 6-8pm there will be a "meet the cartoonists" gallery opening at MCAD. The exhibit, called "eyeToons" features over 80 cartoons and illustrations from members of the National Cartoonists Society.
2. Saturday 1:00pm - Panel discussion at FallCon entitled "Ask the Cartoonists!". Discussion will focus on the future of cartooning, impact of the internet, breaking into cartooning, working with publishers and syndicates, and Q&A from the audience. Panelists are Michael Jantze, Tom Richmond, Jerry Van Amerongen, and Cedric Hohnstadt
3. Saturday 7:30pm - MCAD Auditorium - Slideshow presentations by artists Michael Jantze, Tom Richmond, and Jerry Van Amerongen. Tom talks about his experiences as a parody artist for Mad Magazine and it's a great presentation.