Bellingham Comic Arts Festival!

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The Bellingham Comic Arts Festival (BellCAF) is a single day festival celebrating the diverse array of today’s cartoonists, illustrators and printmakers creating new and exciting work, whether it takes the form of comic books, zines, prints, graphic novels or something altogether weirder!

BellCAF will take place Saturday, March 14th 2015 from 12:00pm-7:00pm at:
The Majestic Hall
1027 N Forest St
Bellingham, WA 98225

ATTENDANCE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!!
So help spread the word!

BellCAF is organized by Neoglyphic Media

More information can be found at:
wwww.bellcaf.tumblr.com

Seeds are Sewn

Joel Skavdahl’s SEEDS comics are finally being printed and they’re getting a deluxe treatment!

We’ll have pre-release copies available at both Comic Arts Brooklyn and Short Run this year, so come by and see them in their true splendor. These early copies do not yet include the mini-book that will come packaged with these comics, so we’re offering them for a discounted rate if you buy it now and we’ll mail you the mini-book as soon as it is printed.

For those who won’t be able to make it to either of these shows, we’re still offering pre-orders at a discount, but they will not ship until the mini-book is printed.

Check our tumblr for more preview images!

CAB, Short Run, New Releases!

November 8th – Comic Arts Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY)

Comic Arts BrooklynWe’re headed back to CAB again this year where we’re going to be premiering Joel Skavdahl’s SEEDS #1-5 Print Set!


On top of that, we’ll have a new print from Ben Nadler, ‘Pioneers of Astrophysics‘, and ‘All Around Us‘, a HUGE newsprint poster created by Danielle Burton for Briana Marela.










 

November 30th – Short Run (Seattle, WA)

Short Run!This looks like the biggest Short Run yet and we going to be coming out in force for this one! Drew Miller, Cullen Beckhorn, Ben Nadler, and Joel Skavdahl will be running the table throughout the day.

Also, Drew Miller has a new short comic that will be featured in the Short Run festival anthology, On Your Marks #2, which will be risograph printed in an edition of 250!

Orbiter’s Prism by Drew Miller

For the occasion of the first ever RIPExpo in Providence, Rhode Island, we released a new short comic piece from Drew Miller, that comes as a self-contained story.
This time, Drew is working loose and expressive in a fully colored and painted style unlike his previous comics. Fans of Drew’s Poor Thing will find something different, but just as exciting!

Orbiter’s Prism will be available soon through many of our stockists or can be ordered direct.

Any direct orders will also include a free copy of the Emergence Newspaper while they last!

Summer 2014 Festival Dates

Come check us out on our festival circuit this summer:

VanCAF
Vancouver, BC
May 24th-25th

http://www.vancaf.com/




Olympia Comics Festival
Olympia, WA
June 7th

http://olympiacomicsfestival.org/



Anacortes Unknown
Anacortes, WA
July 18th-20th

http://www.anacortesunknown.com/



RIPExpo
Providence, RI
August 2nd-3rd

http://ripexpo.tumblr.com/



Make sure to pick up a copy of the EMERGENCE newspaper at one of these shows. We’ll be handing them out for free at all of these festivals or until they’re all gone!

Emergence Newspaper released for FCBD

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Just off the presses, we’ve got a new publication coming out for Free Comic Book Day that you can expect to see around any of the bookstores that usually carry our titles.

Done in the spirit of Seattle’s Intruder and Providence’s Paper Rodeo, a crew of us have started a new free newspaper for art and comics. The first issue was just printed and features new work from:

  • Cullen Beckhorn
  • Danielle Burton
  • Theo Ellsworth
  • Joel Skavdahl
  • Aidan Koch
  • Drew Miller
  • Ben Nadler
  • Sean Karemaker
  • Tessa Asato
  • Stefan Gruber
  • Taylor Duff
  • Zoe Petersen

We are making these available to bookstores for the cost of shipping alone; just get in touch through our Contact page!

Ask your local comic shop or bookstore to order copies so you can pick one up for free!

Slithering Sleep is HERE!

May I present… SLITHERING SLEEP!


Slithering Sleep
This has been an amazing project to work on, as it has slowly and mysteriously developed over the course of the last year to such an amazing culmination. Danielle is an amazingly talented artist and it’s really been an honor to work with her so closely to make this book. Slithering Sleep was made in a limited print run of 500 copies, and each copy is assembled by hand, with a seven panel centerfold stapled into the center of the larger book. A perfectly appropriate fit in that case for its premiere at the 3rd Annual Short Run Small Press Festival in Seattle. By the end of the show, we’d actually sold all the copies that we brought with us!

Slithering Sleep centerfoldOn the whole, Short Run is a great festival and it continues to be a really inspiring show for us to attend, as well as seeming to be growing more each year and turning into something really unique among those where we try to make a regular appearance. It was great to see folks caught by the cover of Slithering Sleep as they were walking past the table and get drawn in. Copies were flying off the table! This festival also seems to really showcase the strength of the community of creative people in the Northwest and it’s exciting to be a part of it! Thanks to the awesome organizers that make this festival happen – Kelly Froh, Eroyn Franklin, and Janice Headley. We’ll definitely be back next year!

Short Run 2013Short Run represents a cap to 2013 in terms of our festival appearances and releases, but it also means that we’ll soon be making some announcements about some of the projects already in the works for 2014, including the new planned release date for Poor Thing #2, which unfortunately had to be pushed back due to Drew moving across the country to the big city of New York. More to come soon!

Thanks for reading!

Fall 2013 Festival Schedule!

This November we’re coming onto the festival circuit with a couple really fantastic book shows and some awesome new books coming out, including new work from Joel Skavdahl, Drew Miller, and Danielle Burton.

 

November 9th – Comic Arts Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY)

Comic Arts BrooklynSpringing from the ashes of the legendary Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, this show seems to continue in the same spirit with it’s predecessor, bringing together comics, illustration and design aesthetics into a singular show.
Drew Miller will be running the table all day and if you’re good to him, he’ll probably sign your copy of Poor Thing #1.

We will be releasing Danielle Burton’s Slithering Sleep, a visionary comic journey by a supremely talented newcomer to the comics scene. After knowing Danielle for so long, it’s great to have finally gotten the chance to do a book with her.

Also at this show we’ll have new work from Joel Skavdahl, which will be seeing its festival premiere, including BLACK and CAMP.

 

November 30th – Short Run (Seattle, WA)

Short Run!Short Run is a fantastic show that spotlights the northwest’s finest creators of small press publications! We’re proud to have been a part of this festival since its inception and are excited to return this year with more new books, including the long awaited Poor Thing #2 by Drew Miller!

Cullen Beckhorn and Joel Skavdahl bouncing the beats at the table all day long!

Another Awesome Unknown!

Its been a couple weeks since the awesome Unknown Music Festival in Anacortes, WA and just like last year, I’m feeling so inspired by all the awesome stuff I saw there. Thanks to Genevieve Castree and Phil Elverum who put together another great festival!

I was able to come out for the book fair part of the show and felt honored to have Neoglyphic Media represented in such a small space alongside creators including Fantagraphics and Floating World Comics.

For this show Drew and I put together a little zine called Zone, which includes non-comic pen drawings and xerox experiments. This was produced in a one-time edition of only 30 copies. There are still some left that we’ll be listing on here soon.

Anacortes, hope to be back next year to do it again!

Drop the BRICK

BRICK BRICK by Joel Skavdahl has just been printed and will be released this Saturday at the Olympia Comics Festival. If you’re in Olympia this weekend, this is a free one day festival that is entirely creator focused!

Neoglyphic Media will be represented by Cullen Beckhorn and Joel Skavdahl, but we’ll also have books from other self-publishing authors who’s work we distribute.

Also, Neoglyphic Media publisher Cullen Beckhorn will appear on the Small Press Publishers Roundtable moderated by Roberta Gregory at 2:00 PM

After the comic show is over we’ll be having hosting a release party for BRICK at The Barn (1710 Overhulse) featuring the triumphant return of CRUMBS to the West Coast and a dance set from Seagull Invasion!

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