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News > May 4, 2018
Reading suggestions before MCAF
Prepare yourself for MCAF
Cartoonist, sequential artist, and entertainer known world-wide for her fanciful creations. At age 21 she scored her first publishing deal with Fantagraphics for her title Meat Cake.
Meat Cake Bible, Dame Darcy, Fantagraphics Books, 2016
Yokoi Sanpo & Miki Yamamoto
Yokoi Sanpo is a mangaka attached to Ibaraki Creators’ House. Miki Yamamoto, underground artist, is an Art &
News > February 14, 2018
Prix des Libraires du Québec 2018
MCAF is proud to support the first Comic Arts Award of the Prix des Libraires du Québec by offering a scholarship of 3,000$ to the finalist, to be announced on May 9th at the gala for the Prix des Libraires du Québec at Montreal’s Olympia Theatre.
The 2018 finalists are:
L’esprit du camp, t.1, Michel Falardeau & Cab (Studio Lounak)
Betty Boob, Véro Cazot & Julie Rocheleau (Casterman)
News > January 22, 2018
CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2018
The 7th edition of the Montreal Comic Arts Festival (MCAF) is coming soon and we want YOU to be part of it.
Since 2012, YOU have made this celebration of comics possible while also allowing us to exist, so we want to say ‘thank you’ by giving YOU the opportunity to create the workshop of YOUR dreams!
This year, we’re looking for participants like YOU (whether you’re bankers, bakers, truckers, or artists) to organize and run great workshops related to diversity and careers in comics. From computer programming to DIY classes, or environmental awareness and mindfulness…
News > April 18, 2018
Meags Fitzgerald designed 2018 MCAF poster
After Michel Rabagliati, Les Nombrils, Jacques Ferrandez, Seth, Jean Paul Eid et Boum, our 2018 poster is designed by Meags Fitzgerald
Montreal-based illustrator, writer and performer. She is the author of the queer coming of age memoir Long Red Hair and of the history and travelogue, Photobooth: A Biography, for which she won the 2015 Doug Wright Spotlight Award and was nominated for the 2015 Joe Shuster Best Cartoonist Award.
Her books, originally in English are published by Conundrum Press.
News > November 16, 2017
Fund Raising Event
This event is in French
Montreal, wednesday September 15- Montreal’s Comic arts Festival proudly announces its first fundraiser on October 28th as of 7 pm atthe Randolph Pub Ludique Quartier Latin
On this unique occasion to support the Mtl Comic arts Festival, the team thanks the authors, publishers and bookshops that are crucial partners to this festive event.
Comic arts lover will have the chance to become the owners of original drawings fromMichel Rabagliati,(Série Paul aux éditions La Pastèque),
News > September 18, 2017
Science literary Week in comics
The Science literary Week
From September 18th to 27th, discover science all around Quebec.
For this occasion MCAF and “Science pour Tous” present you a selection of scientific comic books you can find in libraries and bookstores.
News > June 14, 2017
MCAF Exhibitions Still On At Le Marché Saint-Jacques
Guy Delisle exhibition
Rich, sensitive and surprising, Guy Delisle’s work is always exploring society and traveler’s life.
Serious with humour, Guy Delisle became a master of comic arts from Schenzen to Hostage.
Montreal in a balloon
Neighborhood in comics an original exhibition by Michel Viau
From Alberic Bourgeois to Michel Rabagliati, discover the architecture of the city and its evolution.
News > May 31, 2017
Thank you folks !
The tents are rolled up and the tables packed up… the MCAF is officially over for this year.
A heartfelt “Thank you” to all the authors, exhibitors, visitors and volunteers who made this year’s edition a success. Without your participation, we wouldn’t have been able to break our attendance record once again!
We want the 2018 edition to be even better, so feel free to send any feedback you might have by completing this form.
In the meanwhile, we will be a source for comic arts info all year long, so please stay tuned throughout the year.
News > May 20, 2017
*this exhibition is in french*
Profitez du beau temps pour vous offrir une balade en bande dessinée. Identité BD, présenté par le FBDM et soutenu par le Plâteau-Mont-Royal, vous propose une promenade à travers la diversité de la bande-dessinée québécoise.
Jeunesse, BD engagée, fantastique, BD d’auteur… retrouvez la richesse de la BD en six panneaux.
Avenue Mont-Royal – Coin Chabot (Parc des Compagnons de Staint-Laurent) et Coin Messier
Du Jeudi 20 Avril Au Dimanche 11 Juin
News > May 17, 2017
A Conversation with Michel Rabagliati
In addition to promoting the unique viewpoints of Quebec comic book creators, Michel Rabagliati has been an ardent supporter of the MCAF since the beginning. On Saturday, May 27th, comic book aficionados will have the opportunity to hear him talk about his storied career in the industry.
About Michel Rabagliati
Born in 1961, Michel Rabagliati was raised in the Rosemont neighbourhood of Montreal. After considering becoming a typesetter, he eventually decided to study graphic design and began working as a freelancer in that industry in 1981. In 1988, he transitioned to working as an illustrator for advertising agencies.