Photo Highlights from Black Comix Arts Festival 2017 San Francisco

The Black Comix Arts Festival (BCAF) celebrates African Americans’ creativity in the comic arts and popular visual culture and is dedicated to the notion that all audiences deserve to be subject in the culture in which we participate. The two-day event includes a grand expo, kids activities, film screenings, panels and conversations, cosplay events and much more.

A partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, BCAF is a festival of the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation and is part of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebrations in San Francisco. In 2015 USA Today’s editors and readers selected BCAF as one of the ten best art festivals in the U.S.

Here are a few photos from the event . . .

Brian Michael Bendis and David Walker chat about creative process of graphic novels. 01.15.17
Tananarive Due and Jules Smith talk about experiences and influences as women in comics. 01.15.17
John Jennings and Damian Duffy, creators of the Kindred graphic novel, chat about creative process. 01.15.17



Brandon Easton previews his documentary BRAVE NEW SOULS. Interviews with leading Black speculative fiction content creators. 01.15.17



Ajuan Mance. Gender Studies and a Blues for Black Santa. Women at BCAF! 01.16.17




David Campbell promoting his work, The Calling. 01.16.17
Robert Roach autographs MENTHU, Ancient Egypt/Modern LAs Ultimate Action Hero! 01.16.17
Avy Jetter promotes Nuthin’ Good Ever Happens At 4pm. 01.16.17
Baron Davis with Black Santa, his content creation and publishing company that focuses on content from people of color. 01.16.17


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