April 9, 2013
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Events

We went to the MoCCA Festival this year and took photos of our doings whilst we were in the hallowed halls of the New York City Armory.  Here are they!

Set-up.  There were also balloons, but you can’t see them in this photo, as they are up in the air.

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We brought lots of books (all of them excellent)!

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George O’Connor (author of the New York Times Best-Selling graphic novel Poseidon) came to sign with us on Saturday morning; here he’s talking with a fan.

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And here George O’Connor is drawing a sketch of Zeus (lightning bolt not included)!

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Mark Siegel (author of Sailor Twain) draws mermaids in white pen.

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An additional mermaid.

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Nick Abadzis’ colored-pencil sketches when signing his graphic novel Laika look amazing!

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Here’s a close-up on one of his sketches.

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And another!

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This small child came by the table to read the whole of Ben Hatke’s Legends of Zita the Spacegirl.

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Sara Varon signs a copy of Robot Dreams (which takes place on a beach) for Teen Boat! co-creator John Green.  Guess what the sketch is?

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It is the Robot Dreams dog traversing the sea on Teen Boat!  Perhaps he is still lonely and searching for his once-friend the robot.

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Sara Varon also signs Bake Sale with cupcakes.

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We debuted Lucy Knisley’s graphic novel Relish: My Life in the Kitchen at the show, and Lucy came to sign with us even though she had her own table — thanks, Lucy!

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There was a line!  It looked like this.

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Lucy sketched peoples’ favorite foods on the title pages of the copies of Relish that she signed.

Then we packed up and went home.  It was great to see all of our amazing authors and all you excellent book-readers!

Thanks for stopping by.

One Comment on “ MoCCA Festival: Photo Report! ”

  • Carly Tribull | April 10th, 2013 12:36 am

    It was a great time- cool to meet you guys. Torture to see all them books that weren’t quite available for purchase yet 😛
    Lucy drew a noodle kugel in mine, it was excellent

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