Come jam with us Thursday, January 4th for the first annual PUBLIC DOMAIN DAY JAM!

Public Domain Day 2024

The Minneapolis Cartoonist Conspiracy meets at 6:30 until 9:00 or so the first Thursday of every month at Insight Brewing in Northeast. This month we will be having our first annual Public Domain Day Jam, celebrating Mickey Mouse finally being given his freedom!

See some of what enters the public domain this year here:

https://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2024/

Read about the history of Disney’s theft of our public domain, and what you are and are not now legally allowed to do with Mickey Mouse here (Disney’s trademarks and later interpretations still prevent some uses):

https://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2024/

Read about the history of The Air Pirates, Disney’s most glaring example of legally harassing cartoonists for using their characters in fair-use parody here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Pirates

Generally, we draw collaborative jam comics, socialize and drink beverages.

The meetings are open to anyone who wants to draw with us, and the results are usually posted here sooner or later (and sometimes even printed).

Insight Brewing
2821 E. Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis

Please spend some money at Insight Brewing while you’re there, as we want to stay welcome there.

Saturday, December 9, Open Studio at Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe, 1pm to 3pm

Next open studio will be at Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe. There’s more info on Meetup.com, where you can also RSVP if you’re attending. Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe 1618 NE Central Ave Minneapolis, MN (Map)

Feel free to bring something to “show and tell”—a project you’ve been working on, books or comics you like, etc.

We will have a Zoom link available for those who can’t make it in person and would like to drop in virtually. We’ll have an iPad set up for this purpose. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/98942359456?pwd=aVFRNkNIZVlrampSaldVVlBuSUpIZz09

Free WiFi available. There should be plenty of parking in the parking lot behind the building. See you soon!

Come Jam With Us Thursday, December 7th… KRAMPUS JAM!

The Minneapolis Cartoonist Conspiracy meets at 6:30 until 9:00 or so the first Thursday of every month at Insight Brewing in Northeast.

Generally, we draw collaborative jam comics, socialize and drink beverages. This month we will be doing the sometimes-annual KRAMPUS JAM.

Here is last month’s jam, “OUTLAW VAMPIRES,” for your amusement:

Download he Cartoonist Conspiracy November 2023 Jam
Click the image to download he Cartoonist Conspiracy Minneapolis November 2023 Jam

Here is a better scan of the October jam as well:

Download he Cartoonist Conspiracy October 2023 Jam
Click the image to download he Cartoonist Conspiracy Minneapolis October 2023 Jam

The meetings are open to anyone who wants to draw with us, and the results are usually posted here sooner or later (and sometimes even printed).

Insight Brewing
2821 E. Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis

Please spend some money at Insight Brewing while you’re there, as we want to stay welcome there.

Saturday, November 11, Open Studio at Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe, 1pm to 3pm

Next open studio will be at Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe. There’s more info on Meetup.com, where you can also RSVP if you’re attending. Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe 1618 NE Central Ave Minneapolis, MN (Map)

Feel free to bring something to “show and tell”—a project you’ve been working on, books or comics you like, etc.

We will have a Zoom link available for those who can’t make it in person and would like to drop in virtually. We’ll have an iPad set up for this purpose. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/98942359456?pwd=aVFRNkNIZVlrampSaldVVlBuSUpIZz09

Free WiFi available. There should be plenty of parking in the parking lot behind the building. See you soon!

Come Jam With Us Thursday, November 2nd in Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Cartoonist Conspiracy meets at 6:30 until 9:00 or so the first Thursday of every month at Insight Brewing in Northeast.

Generally, we draw collaborative jam comics, socialize and drink beverages.

The meetings are open to anyone who wants to draw with us, and the results are usually posted here sooner or later (and sometimes even printed).

Insight Brewing
2821 E. Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis

Please spend some money at Insight Brewing while you’re there, as we want to stay welcome there.

Saturday, October 14, Open Studio at Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe, 1pm to 3pm

Next open studio will be at Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe. There’s more info on Meetup.com, where you can also RSVP if you’re attending.

    Diamond’s Coffee Shoppe
    1618 NE Central Ave
    Minneapolis, MN
    (Map)

Feel free to bring something to “show and tell”—a project you’ve been working on, books or comics you like, etc.

We will have a Zoom link available for those who can’t make it in person and would like to drop in virtually. We’ll have an iPad set up for this purpose. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/98942359456?pwd=aVFRNkNIZVlrampSaldVVlBuSUpIZz09

Free WiFi available.

There should be plenty of parking in the parking lot behind the building.

See you soon!

Come Jam With Us Thursday, October Fifth

The Minneapolis Cartoonist Conspiracy meets at 6:30 until 9:00 or so the first Thursday of every month at Insight Brewing in Northeast.

Generally, we draw collaborative jam comics, socialize and drink beverages.

The meetings are open to anyone who wants to draw with us, and the results are usually posted here sooner or later (and sometimes even printed).

Insight Brewing
2821 E. Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis

Please spend some money at Insight Brewing while you’re there, as we want to stay welcome there.