Thursday, June 19, 2008

NCS - Frank Frazetta tribute

In late August members of the NCS will be sponsoring a tribute to comic book and illustration legend Frank Frazetta, which will include a visit to see Frank at his private museum. The following was forwarded to all chapter chairpersons in regards to the event by Jack Pittman:

Hope your summer is going well.

In preparing for our NCS tribute to Frank Frazetta in late August, we will be presenting him with a scrapbook of original art and well wishes. If you would like to contribute to this endeavor, whether or not you are able to attend, please send your drawing/note to Jack Pittman at (email Tom privately for the address). Art should fit on an 8.5 by 11 sheet. It would be helpful to receive these no later than August 1 to allow for assembling the book.

This will be a memoir the whole Frazetta family will cherish and a wonderful addition from the National Cartoonists Society to the Frazetta Museum.

And, as a reminder, if you do plan to join us for this event, please email me with the total number of people attending, including yourself as soon as possible to help expedite the preparations. The celebration is tentatively planned for a Saturday, most likely August 23 or 30, from 12 to 5 at the Frazetta Museum in East Stroudsburg, PA. Costs per person are not finalized as of this writing, but will be somewhere in the neighborhood of a modest $40-50 per person, which will include a light lunch and admission to the museum. If you plan to spend the weekend in New York City, the drive to East Stroudsburg, PA is about 1-1/2 to 2 hours. There are also accommodations in or near East Stroudsburg--Quality Inn, Hampton Inn, Shannon Inn, Budget Inn & Suites, and Best Western Pocono, to name a few. Further details are coming soon.

Thank you for your generous assistance with this tribute to one of our most esteemed colleagues.


Jack Pittman

I hope some of our esteemed chapter members will be able to send in some art for the album. I know I will. Please e-mail me privately for the address to send your contribution.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Happy Birthday Bucky Jones!!

Since it just looks to be you and I on this NCC blog, I guess we can post birthday wishes to each other... that's a minimum of 2 posts a year!

Happy Birthday!

Wednesday, June 4, 2008