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A 3 day event featuring Stephan Pastis & other nationally recognized cartoonists. There will be original art, slideshows and workshops.
A 3 day event featuring Stephan Pastis & other nationally recognized cartoonists. There will be original art, slideshows and workshops.
98 backers pledged $13,600 to help bring this project to life.

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KFOC News And Hiatus

2016 Guest Speakers

  • Ann Telnaes
  • Wiley Miller
  • Jen Sorensen
  • John Hambrock
  • Rob Harrell
  • Eddie Pittman

The 2016 Kenosha Festival Of Cartooning will kick off in just about 1 month! Events will take place from Thursday, September 15th through Saturday, September 17th.

A few bits of business:

Speakers

Full profiles of our lineup of GREAT speakers are available by clicking here.

Schedule

The schedule of events open to the public is available by clicking here.

Make A Donation

We are still accepting donations of financial support - for details click here. (All persons donating $50 or more will receive the 2016 challenge coin which you can see here.)

Take Out An Ad

We are accepting ads for the program book until August 22 - for details click here. (Folks taking out an ad will automatically receive the 2016 challenge coin and a signed copy of the program book)

Hotels

If you have not yet made a hotel reservation a list of area hotels is available by clicking here.

Important Announcement!

Lastly, we have an important announcement regarding future festivals. The short version is that, after 2016, we are putting the festival on hiatus until 2019 so if you have been meaning to come but always seem to keep putting it off - THIS is your last chance until 2019. If you want the long version you can click here for details.

Thanks to all our supporters! It's going to be another great festival!!

OUR LAST CROWDFUNDING EVER!

Hopefully we just got your attention. 

Our current crowd funding campaign will be our last - so if you are the sort of person who likes to get cool cartooning stuff you have just 6 days in which to do so. 

We value everyone who has supported us and this is not the end of the festival - we will still accept donations in the future from anyone who wishes to support us via our website - but our days of offering signed perks are over. 

 Because we still have a lot of great stuff perks will be cycling in and out pretty quickly so check the site often! (click here to go straight to our current campaign) 

Here are some of our current offerings: 

Lio original Sunday strip - image not available - Mark Tatulli will choose one for you. Can be personalized 

Lio original daily strip - image not available - Mark Tatulli will choose one for you. Can be personalized 

Stone Soup original daily strip - image not available - Jan Eliot will choose one for you. Can be personalized 

Take out an Ad in the program book! 2 sizes available!

Futurama poster signed by Bill Morrison
Futurama poster signed by Bill Morrison
RARE artists proof of Donald Duck - not generally available in the US - signed by Bill Morrison
RARE artists proof of Donald Duck - not generally available in the US - signed by Bill Morrison
Todd Clark Lola strip/book package. Signed.
Todd Clark Lola strip/book package. Signed.
Todd Clark Lola strip/book package. Signed.
Todd Clark Lola strip/book package. Signed.
"Buckets" collection by Greg Cravens. Signed
"Buckets" collection by Greg Cravens. Signed
"The Norm" by Michael Jantze. Signed
"The Norm" by Michael Jantze. Signed
"Mad Art of Caricature" by Tom Richmond. Signed
"Mad Art of Caricature" by Tom Richmond. Signed
"Rhymes With Orange" collection by Hilary Price. Signed
"Rhymes With Orange" collection by Hilary Price. Signed
Original Jumble art package by Jeff Knurek. Signed
Original Jumble art package by Jeff Knurek. Signed
Not these guys - your likeness as caricatured by illustrator Ed Steckley. Signed and personalized.
Not these guys - your likeness as caricatured by illustrator Ed Steckley. Signed and personalized.
A Portfolio Review with Amy Lago of the Washington Post Writers Group
A Portfolio Review with Amy Lago of the Washington Post Writers Group
Framed original Andertoons by Mark Anderson. Signed
Framed original Andertoons by Mark Anderson. Signed
Collectible Challenge Coin. With Signature card by all visiting artists.
Collectible Challenge Coin. With Signature card by all visiting artists.

 Head over and donate today!

Check Out Our Latest Crowd Funding Campaign!

NEW PERKS ADDED, SOME ALMOST GONE, OTHERS SOLD OUT!

(Click here to go to straight to our campaign) 

If you were not checking the site regularly last Friday and Saturday you missed some great perks that were in the line-up for LESS THAN 3 HOURS!

It just goes to show that, when quantities are limited, you blink and something great might have come and gone - PLEASE check the site often!

NEW:

Stone Soup Original Daily Strip $250 (image not available - Ms. Eliot Will Choose)

Signed Andertoons Mini-book Collection 2 $45 (these are the last books Mr. Anderson will be offering - the first collection sold out in 2 hours! So be quick if you want one!)

Signed Between Friends Collection "Death Of A Saleswoman" by Sandra Bell Lundy $40

Signed Pickles Book "How Come I Always Get Blamed For The Things I Do?" by Brian Crane $40 (this is the last book title to be offered by Mr. Crane - the others already sold out) ONLY 1 LEFT!

Andertoons Original Gag Cartoon 2 "I Think I Can" $125

ALMOST GONE:

Andertoons Lego Kit $50 ONLY 1 LEFT!

 Signed Big Nate Book $40 ONLY 1 LEFT!

 Homer Simpson's Little Book Of Laziness $40 ONLY 1 LEFT!

AND IF YOU BLINKED YOU MISSED THESE:

AND THESE:

DON'T MISS OUT ON ANY MORE GREAT REWARDS!

DONATE TODAY (click here)

2015-16 TWO YEAR Indiegogo Campaign Is LIVE

Our Indiegogo is officially LIVE - Click here to "shop" and donate!

Next Crowdfunding Campaign Launching in 1 hour!

Our next campaign to raise funds for TWO YEARS of KFOC goes live in one hour - 12:00 noon CST! We will send you a link by 12:30!