Clutter Magazine and LeftField Media are bringing the Five Points Festival, a new convention focused on designer toys and comic art, to New York City’s Lower East Side. Taking place May 20-21, 2017 inside Pier 36’s Basketball City, the festival will bring together influential names across the designer toy and comic worlds including, Kidrobot, Super7, Popaganda, Cotton Candy Machine, Toy Tokyo, as well as Ron English and Tara McPherson leading the art toy luminaries who’ll appear as guests.
On the comic side, Five Points will be presented overall by Midtown Comics, the largest comic retailer in America. So far, the confirmed comic artists and writers in attendance will include Bryan Lee O’Malley, Amy Reeder, Brandon Montclare, Kate Leth, Cliff Chiang, Ivan Brandon, Christopher Hastings, and James Tynion IV. Further designer toy and comic brands and creators will be announced over the coming weeks and months, along with details about show exclusives, parties, and special events.
Prospective sponsors and exhibitors can sign up now at their website. Tickets and additional information will be revealed later in October, and fans and collectors looking to learn more can sign up for the Five Points Festival’s newsletter and follow the event on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.