BCAF Featured Book, March Book Two Wins 2016 Eisner Award

March: Book Two launch at BCAF2015.
March: Book Two launch at BCAF2015.

BCAF2015 featured book, March: Book Two won the 2016 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for Best Reality-Based Work at Comic-Con in San Diego on Friday night. The comic industry’s “Oscar Award,” the second installment of the March book series won against a significant group of nominees including, The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East,

March series co-author and John Lewis congressional aide, Andrew Aydin, signing new graphic novel March Book Two at BCAF2015.
March series co-author and John Lewis congressional aide, Andrew Aydin, signing new graphic novel March Book Two at BCAF2015.

1978–1984, by Riad Sattouf, Displacement: A Travelogue, by Lucy Knisley, Hip Hop Family Tree, Book 3: 1983–1984, by Ed Piskor, Invisible Ink: My Mother’s Secret Love Affair with a Famous Cartoonist, by Bill Griffith, and The Story of My Tits, by Jennifer Hayden.

March: Book Two was launched at BCAF2015 with its first hard copy sales.  Andrew Aydin signed copies and participated in a featured panel discussion entitled From Selma to Ferguson during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations in San Francisco.

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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.

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