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Mocca 2009It's been two straight weekends of conventions, folks -- and the season's only getting started. This weekend, a crowd of comic creators, publishers and fans arrived in town for the annual MoCCA Festival, and while there wasn't nearly as many movie- and television-related projects to speak of in comparison with Book Expo America, that doesn't mean the two-day event was bereft of pleasant surprises.

By far, the biggest news to come out of the event arrived via a short conversation I had with Top Shelf Productions publisher Chris Staros, who told me that "Synecdoche, New York" producer Anthony Bregman had picked up the adaptation rights to Alex Robinson's graphic novel "Too Cool To Be Forgotten." Much like last weekend's BEA, however, I ended up bringing home a pile of books from MoCCA -- and decided to post a picture of some of the highlights here, along with some notes on both the books and the show itself. Read More...

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