The Caravan of Comics Minicomic *is* an Actual Thing That Is Happening. In case you were starting to worry. (Taken with Instagram)
Minicomics are the best comics. And Australian minicomics are pretty great.
You can get a minicomic in your mailbox from some pretty sweet Australian cartoonists: Pat Grant! Mandy Ord! Jase Harper! More even!
We already have a lot of comics to (fold, then) staple each month, but it would make us feel heaps better about ourselves if we reached our entirely arbitrary goal of a hunnerd subscribers, so lets do this:
Reblog this post at your friends and your friends’ friends and we’ll pick a name from a hat to get a FREE SUBSCRIPTION. Or we’ll refund your money if you got one already, right?
If you’re more of a tweetser then tweet up a link to http://smallercomics.com/mcotm and we’ll count that too. You’ll probably need to include the “hashtag” #mcotm in there so we can find them afterwards. Twitter search is hella dumb sometimes.
Get to it. We love you.
Caravan of Comics: Andrew Saw A Poo (by squishfacestudio)
Ladies and gentlemen:
After 3 years and 100+ pages, my comic strip “Showman? The Bret Braddock Adventures” is coming to a (horrible) end. You are invited to witness this end.
Attendees at BRET BRADDOCK’S FINAL MEETING (July 14, from 6:15pm) will become part of a half-arsed theatrical spectacular which will BAMBOOZLE and BEMUSE. Those who experienced BRET BRADDOCK’S AWKWARD WORKPLACE FUNCTION at 2010’s Melbourne Fringe Festival will have some idea of what to expect.
I will not lie: you will be encouraged to buy the few remaining copies of Showman? books 1 & 2.
But you will also be transported to an incredible world of fantasy, in which it JUST MIGHT BE POSSIBLE to tell your stupid boss what a f&c%wit he is!
There will be recriminations!
There will be a PowerPoint presentation.
There will be Arnott’s Classic Assortment.
Bret Braddock’s Final Meeting
(aka: the launch of “Showman?” book 2)
will take place at
Squishface Comics Studio
309 Victoria St, Brunswick
on Saturday, July 14 at 6:15pm.
Party to follow.
How to get there:
TRAIN: Upfield line to Brunswick Station. TRAM No. 19, stop 23. BUS: 508/805.
More fantastic stuff form Michael Hawkins. There really are a lot of fantastic Australian comics artists doing work right now — glad that they made it over for TCAF and MoCCA.
David on the Subway
Ed Mirvish draw-off #TCAF 2012 (by iheartmuseums)
The post-TCAF post
On Monday, the Caravan of Comics spent the morning together, eating Toronto pie for breakfast and scribbling away to our postcard club. It was lovely considering it was the last time the full contingent would be together. And really, is there a better way to work through a hangover than with a drawing jam?
Shortly after, Mandy, Andrew, Matt and Jen waved the rest Caravan off on the road to Ann Arbour and Chicago as they turned towards home or further travel.
TCAF has shown us what independent and alternative comics festivals should be like and we continue the home stretch of the tour with much exhaustion, but vastly more joy. The Caravan goes on, diminished in numbers, but not in spirit.