CAC Conversation: Comics, Graphic Novels, and Inclusivity

Join featured panelists for a discussion about comics, graphic novels and inclusivity at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, at the Contemporary Arts Center (900 Camp Street). Featuring Kid Koala, Maria Stotter (She Makes Comics), Edgardo Miranda-Rodriquez (Somos Arte, Darryl Makes Comics), and LeSean Thomas (Black Dynamite, The Boondocks), this panel discussion brings together a wide CAC Conversation: Comics, Graphic Novels, and Inclusivity

Soft Science

Featuring the work of New Orleans based artist Kate Lacour, Soft Science presents forms as specimens without narrative, and gives us functions as explanatory illustrations without context. Viewers are invited to lay aside cognitive effort and experience empirical knowledge as intuition. You can also see Lacour’s MoCCA award winning “Vivisectionary” every month in Antigravity Magazine, Soft Science

Today and Saturday: The New Orleans Comic and Zine Fest

Self-published writers, illustrators, and artists—and those who love their work—will gather today and tomorrow (and yesterday; whoops!) for a series of (chap)bookish gatherings and merrymaking under the banner of the 2014 New Orleans Comic and Zine Fest. Now, when we say “self-published,” we’re not talking about your romance novel-writing aunt with 15 e-books on Amazon ($0.99/ea.) Today and Saturday: The New Orleans Comic and Zine Fest

Release the FEAST

Local comic broadside extraordinaire FEAST will host the launch party for its 2013 anthology this Saturday, May 25, from 7 – 10 p.m. at Hey! Cafe (4332 Magazine St.). Published by Antigravity Magazine and founded by Ceasar Meadows, past anthologies have featured local comic artists and illustrators like Jeff Pastorek and Happy Burbeck as well as out-of-town artists Josh Neufeld (author/illustrator of A.D. New Orleans and bestselling graphic nonfiction piece The Release the FEAST