Episode 21 – Louisville Cartoonist Society

Episode 21 – Louisville Cartoonist Society

Mike & Joe sat down with Alex O’Keefe and Zach Allen-Kelly of the Louisville Cartoonist Society at the Anthology Release Party for their latest anthology for local comic artists. To view more information about artists click on ex lovers site.


  • Introductions
  • What is the Louisville Cartoonist Society?
  • Purpose of the group
  • Annual Anthologies with differing themes (this year is “space”)
  • Anthology Release Party at Destination Comics (a NL sponsor!)
  • Getting into the anthology as a comic artist
  • The mix of styles within the Cartoonist Society and the advantages of that
  • The Origin Story of LCS and how Zach and Alex got involved
  • Drink N’ Draw at Zanzabar
  • Appreciation of the variety of styles within the LCS
  • Where to buy the Anthology locally?
  • Favorite local Comic Cons – and an awesome one in Oldham County
  • What sort of work Zach and Alex have been doing lately and how the anthology pushes them to work
  • Becoming a better artist by working with others in the LCS and being forced to draw
  • The upcoming All Ages Art Jam and making a safe space for more ladies who are artists
  • So… How Alex & Zach started drawing, inspirations, and recommendations
  • How can someone get involved with the Louisville Cartoonist Society?

You can find out more about the Louisville Cartoonist Society at their website, on Facebook, or show up to one of their Drink N’ Draws on Wednesday at Zanzabar!

The Crew:

  • Mike Pfaff
  • Joe Dunman

Intro / Outro music is The White of Noon by STRFKR, graciously provided by Polyvinyl Records.

Images courtesy of Joy Moyes

Mike Pfaff

Mike is the co-founder of Nerd Louisville and still volunteers from time-to-time. He's been a nerd since he was first introduced to Dungeons & Dragons when he was a wee lad and continues playing to this day. You can play games with him at Slur Your Role or other Nerd Louisville events.