…6:00 pm at our *new* usual meeting place: room L2 at the Cambridge Public Library. Our *new* regular meeting place has a screen and projector, so we’ll watch the documentary “Cartoon College,” made a few years ago about the Center for Cartoon Studies. 75 minutes long, so the regular meeting will start at 7:30. Come, …
Two BCR people (Dye, Leake) and a recent MICE guest (Abadzis) are involved in this exciting book. Jerel Dye calls it: An all ages steam punk (diesel punk?) graphic novel to be published by First Second. … Nick Abadzis, of Laika fame wrote it, I am illustrating it, and Laurel Lynn Leake is doing the color…” http://comicsalliance.com/pigs-might-fly-announcement/
Published by BCR affiliate Ninth Art Press, edited by Whit Taylor, and featuring work by lots of BCR members and other Boston-area artists (and great artists from all over), the SubCultures Anthology is a collection of comics about various subcultures. Coming in September, and available for preorder now at www.ninthartpress.com. (Cover art by Box Brown)
BCR held its last regular meeting at the dear old Democracy Center last night, after six years. We shared our favorite memories of the place, there was laughter, tears, loud noises from the improv group in the next room… and we did a jam comic (for a better look, see the BCR Tumblr). Everyone should always support the Democracy Center, a bastion of ramshackle progressive independence in the now all-too-corporate Harvard Square. But for BCR… on to the Cambridge Public Library!