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MoCCA line up for this weekend

This weekend is the annual The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival in New York. This yearâ??s MoCCA Festival program features a rich mix of animators, cartoonists, graphic artists, and academics. Featured guests include Tom Hart, Al Jaffee, Tom Kaczynski, Heidi MacDonald, Gary Panter, Bill Plympton, Arnold Roth, Dash Shaw, Seth, Raina Telgemeier, Adrian Tomine, and Jennifer Tong.

Cost for attendance is $10 per day or $15 for a weekend pass.

Here’s the schedule:

Saturday, June 6
11:00 am â?? 11:50 am
Charles Hatfield and Isaac Cates on Jack Kirby

12:00 â?? 12:50 pm
Comics Bakery Roundtable

With John Green, Dave Roman, Raina Telgemeier, Marion Vitus

1:00 pm â?? 1:45 pm
Klein Award Ceremony

2009 Recipient: Jerry Robinson, presented by Danny Fingeroth, with a survey of Robinsonâ??s career.

2:00 pm â?? 2:50 pm
Making Good Comics in a New Era

With Alvin Buenaventura, Mats Jonsson, Tom Neely, Brett Warnock, Julia Wertz, Dylan Williams; chaired by Heidi MacDonald

3:00 pm â?? 3:50 pm
AH, HUMBUG! Arnold Roth and Al Jaffee in conversation with Gary Groth

4:00 pm â?? 4:50 pm
Scandinavian Comics 101

Chaired by Steffen P. Maarup, with cartoonists from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden

5:00 pm â?? 6:00 pm
Paul Karasik on the Twisted Genius of Fletcher Hanks

Sunday, June 7

11 am â?? 11:50 am
Kent Worcester and Tom Kaczynski in conversation

Noon â?? 1:00 pm
The Astonishing SVA Roundtable

With Nick Breutzman, Jessica Fink, Eric Feurstein, Tom Hart, Dash Shaw, Jennifer Tong

1:15 pm â?? 2:15 pm
Comics Come in All Shapes and Sizes

With Jason Little, Fay Ryu, Jim Salicrup, Ken Wong

2:30 pm â?? 3:30 pm
Adrian Tomine and Seth in conversation

3:45 pm â?? 4:45 pm
Gary Panter and Frank Santoro in conversation

5:00 pm â?? 6:00 pm
Animation from Hell

With Peter Ahern, Danny Antonucci, Hisko Hulsing, Scott Kravitz, Arthur Metcalf, Nirvan Mullick, Bill Plympton, Pat Smith, J.J. Villard

Community Comments

#1 Bobby Timony
June/3/2009
@ 2:50 pm

I’ll be at table #332 showing off my new comic. Come by and say hullo!

#2 John Kovaleski
June/4/2009
@ 8:42 am

I’ll be at tale 230 with my new “Great Scott” books and not-as-new “Bo Nanas” ones.

#3 Neil Swaab
June/4/2009
@ 10:41 am

I’ll be at table 622 debuting Rehabilitating Mr. Wiggles: Vol. 3, my brand new collection. Looking forward to meeting other cartoonists!

#4 Phil Wohlrab
June/6/2009
@ 6:29 am

I’ll be there Sunday guys, good luck today. I’m hoping to get a table next year. I Liked the puck building though, it had charm… but no air conditioning. Hope The armory works out.

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