Tonight: Get Your WebComic On

September 13th, 2007 by Larry Smith

193122043_6dd92a44e7_m_2.jpgIn what the first Lady of Comic Criticism, Heidi McDonald, calls “a significant show” in her Publisher’s Weekly column, the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) has a new exhibit, “Infinite Canvas: The Art of Webcomics.” Among a who’s who in the current webcomic explosion are SMITH’s own Dan Goldman (who, besides his amazing feat that is Shooting War, was called 6480712.jpegone of the medium’s best-looking artists by Gawker) and Josh Neufeld (whose A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge, is now officially our second smash hit and whose latest creation answers, in gurgles, to the name Phoebe), as well as a list of luminaries: Penny Arcade, PhD, Sluggy Freelance, User Friendly, Diesel Sweeties, Mom’s Cancer, Supernatural Law, Questionable Content, Something Positive, Scary Go Round, Achewood, Narbonic, Goats, Scott McCloud; many ACT-i-VATE artists, including Dean Haspiel (above, with Goldman), Tim Hamilton, and Jennifer Tong.

The show opens to the public on September 14, and runs through mid-January. Join the crew for the opening reception tonightGoldman and Haspiel shot, totally lifted from Flickr user, and we suspect friend o’ SMITH, rhcooper.