Noah Lyon and Retard Riot Books will be at The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival, a one-day festival of cartoon and graphic art featuring artists and publishers displaying and selling publications; lectures and conversations on comics; and associated exhibits and satellite events.
FEATURING: C.F., Jack Davis, Phoebe Gloeckner, Lisa Hanawalt, Chip Kidd, David Mazzuchelli, John Porcellino and Brian Ralph
Click here for exhibitor information.
December 3, 2011 12- 9 pm
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
275 North 8th Street
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Programming and events at:
484 Union Avenue # A
New York, NY 11211-3440
The Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival is an ongoing project by Desert Island, PictureBox and Bill Kartalopoulos.
In support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Get Retard Riot zines and buttons by Noah Lyon in Glasgow, Scotland
at Good Press Gallery
MONO, 12 Kings Court, Glasgow, G1 5RB Glasgow, United Kingdom
Noah Lyon in Cluster Mag.
“All the sweet caustic wonders of Retard Riot belong to Noah Lyon. His collection is a cabinet of pithy twisted funhouse images, many of which comment on consumerism, commercialization, pop culture, the state of the nation, everything sucking, and so on. The text in his work is as depictive as his images are — scrolling, punching, slapping, slipping, curling, and doing just about every other thing a cartoon does. His books operate primarily in the vernacular of parody. Taking in his table as a cohesive vision, it was easy to see just how deeply this comic point of view penetrates his process.
There are layers and layers and layers of jokes embedded in Lyon’s stuff. When describing his books, for example, he writes, “Retard Riot books are published by trolls on acid-free paper that is unfriendly to the environment.” There is also mention of the Keebler elves.”
Read more here…
Rags We Love: The Best of the 2011 NY Art Book Fair by Rachael Katz