From the world of comic strips come the creators of Zits, Baby Blues, Mutts, Cathy, The Family Circus, Luann, Lio, Popeye, Beetle Bailey and dozens more! Animation stars include the people that bring you The Simpsons and Bojack Horseman, as well as Disney legend Floyd Norman. The comic book world is represented by such greats as Ghost World creator Daniel Clowes, Love and Rockets creators Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, and Charlie Adlard of The Walking Dead fame. There are New Yorker cartoonists, stars of MAD Magazine, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonists and an incredible array of talent from the UK, Australia, Argentina, Quebec, Belgium, Switzerland and France, including Brazen creator Pénélope Bagieu.
NCSFest is the largest and most ambitious comic arts festival ever staged in the United States and events include appearances at the beach, a giant comic creation on the iconic pier, four blocks of Downtown Huntington Beach devoted to a Family Zone, Marketplace and Artists alley, live workshops and creator readings at the library, major international exhibitions at the Arts Center and much, much more … all completely FREE to the public. In addition, there are Premium ticketed events at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa!
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