The city of Huntington Beach, California, will host the inaugural NCSFest, a celebration of comics and cartoon art from all over the world. Based on the comic art festivals that are hugely popular in Europe, the festival will be held over the weekend of May 17-19, 2019. Hundreds of the world’s most celebrated creators are expected to attend the three-day event, participating in seminars, exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions and signing sessions, the vast majority of which will be free to the public.
Tampere Kuplii is a feel-good comics festival for everybody interested in comics and graphic novels. The festival is free of charge for the attendees, and everyone is welcome. The weekend programming consists of lectures, panels, signatures, competitions and various free-form activities. While most of the programming will be in Finnish, there will also be items to enjoy even if you don’t speak Finnish, for example our cosplay competition and several comics-related exhibitions. Comic vendors will be selling comic books also in English (and a lot other interesting stuff, too!) during the weekend. Our staff as well as our many vendors will also be happy to assist you in English.
With authors from all over the world, the International Comics Festival of Beja has a diversified program: project presentations, book launches, talks about comics, autograph sessions, live drawing and even a comic book market. These activities take place all around the town, in libraries, pubs, and the Culture House.
Award-winning French Illustrator Alexandre Clérisse will present a drawing workshop and discuss his newest book Now Playing: A Seek-and-Find Book for Film Buffs, a seek-and-find book from Chronicle Books. Green Apple Books will have copies of the book for sale. Two lucky attendees will receive two film passes donated by 4 Star Theatre. This program is open to children, tweens, teens, and their parents. No registration is required.
Monday May 13, 4pm – 5pm
Richmond Meeting Room
Richmond/Senator Milton Marks
351 9th Ave