Friday, July 12, 2019

It's a Bunk Bunk Bunk Bunk World!

It's time again for another
ManhattanNCS Happy Hour!
Join us as we raise a glass to our local pal Tom Bunk and celebrate his 2018 NCS Reuben Award for Magazine Illustration!


In addition to being in the cartooning industry since the mid 70s, Tom has been a Mad contributor for close to 30 years.  Since then he's established himself as one of the quintessential Mad artists. His chaotic crowd scenes, gruesome figures and irreverent take on life have been delighting and horrifying not just Mad fans, but cartooning fans worldwide.
Come on out as we celebrate Tom's cartoon legacy at the Overlook Lounge on Monday, July 29!  We have one of the big rooms upstairs reserved, so be sure to RSVP by clicking here so we can give the venue a proper head count.

Here's the deets:
When: Monday, July 29th, 7-9pm
Where: The Overlook Lounge
East 44th between 2nd and 3rd 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

It's Arnold Roth's 90th birthday party,

and you're invited!

Come on out on Saturday, February 23rd to the Society of Illustrators to celebrate this stalwart figure in the the cartooning community!

Past NCS president, cartoon legend and friend to all Arnold Roth is turning 90,
and you're cordially invited to come out and help him blow out the candles!  
And that's no small feat!

Friends from all over will be joining us,
and food, drink and revelry will be enjoyed by all!  

Here's the details:

When: Saturday, Feb 23rd, 6pm
Where: Society of Illustrators, NYC
(East 63rd between Park and Lex)
How much: $41.50!
(Includes a small finance charge, but it's so worth it!)
Buffet included- can't beat that!

Click the link below to reserve your tickets now!
If you'd rather pay at the door,
PLEASE RSVP to ed at  
Checks, credit cards, first born accepted,
but we'll need a proper head count ahead of time.

See you the 23rd!

Monday, October 29, 2018

Register now for the ManhattanNCS Holiday Bash!

it's time once again to start gearing up for the annual ManhattanNCS/NCS Holiday Bash!

Once again, our big event of the year will be held at the 

Society of Illustrators!  

This one gets bigger every year, and hopefully this year will top them all! We've got some fun programs and surprises in the works and as always it's a great way to ring in the holiday season- with family and friends in the fantastic setting of Society of Illustrators.
We'll reminisce about the past year and turn our gaze to 2019 in the company of family and friends!

Here's the info:
When: Wednesday, December 5th, 7pm-10pm
Where: Society of Illustrators- E. 63rd btwn Park and Lex.
How much: $55 for NCS members, $65 for non-members.

After December 1, prices go up $5!

This is always a really fun event, and I hope you'll come out and celebrate with us!

As always, strict RSVP on this one!  Click the links below to register and get your tickets ahead of time, OR


Private Roth Exhibit viewing Monday, Nov 5th in NYC!

Join us on Monday, November 5th for a
PRIVATE VIEWING of a career retrospective on our local pal Arnold Roth at the Century Club!

Arnie has been a fixture in the cartooning scene for decades, influencing artists and art directors worldwide. To celebrate, The Century Association is hosting a gallery exhibit showcasing his lifetime of work- from the early days in Philly to his days here in NYC!

The Century Club has offered to host a private viewing of the show just for us!  Come out and join us next Monday for this special event and private walkthrough of the exhibit!
The gallery will be closed to the public so we can all enjoy the show.

Afterwards, we'll shlep over to a nearby pub and restaurant for dinner and drinks!

Here's the details:
When: Monday, November 5th, 6pm
Where: The Century Association- 7 West 43rd. Street, NY, NY 10036
(43rd Between 5th & 6th).
How much?  Nuthin'!!

When: 7pm-??
WhereAnnie Moore's Irish Pub & Restaurant (formerly O'Casey's)
41st Between 5th & Madison
We're on our own for this one- we'll have a spot reserved for the number of RSVPs that come in.

Please RSVP ASAP to the Roth showing and/or the meet up afterwards by clicking here- the club needs to know how many guests to expect!  

Monday, October 23, 2017

Register for the annual ManhattanNCS Holiday Bash!

It's time to register, and register early!

T'is the season to start planning your holiday outings in the big city,
and if you've been to one of these before, you know you don't wanna miss it!

Once again held at the fabulous Society of Illustrators in Manhattan,
this annual tradition has grown each year into a serious NCS to-do!
This year we've got some special guests in the works,
and other fun happenings that will make this the bash for the season.

Sign up now and get the early registration rates!  Here's the info:

When: Saturday, December 9th, 7pm
Where: Society of Illustrators, NYC
E 63rd between Park & Lex
How much:Registration, as of Dec 2:
$55 for NCS Members
$65 for Non Members.


Any questions or concerns, of if you'd like to pay by another method, please don't hesitate to get ahold of Ed by simply clicking here...

Monday, June 5, 2017

Rescheduled! Happy Hour at Jennifer George's!

Seems like forever ago, but since we had a snow day the first time around, it's time to make up for lost time!

Jennifer George, Rube Goldberg's granddaughter, is having her annual NCS get together at her place.  It's a night of catered food, booze and lots of art!
If you previously purchased a ticket, you're already on the list!  Here's the details:

When: Friday, June 16th, 7-9pm
Where: Jennifer's place, UWS in NYC, just off of Central Park West.   I'll supply the address upon your RSVP.
How much: $30.  Catered food and booze!  What a steal!!

Strict RSVP on this one, and space is limited!  
or email Ed at

See you on the 16th!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

ManhattanNCS talk with Bob Eckstein, April 24th!

Our April happy hour is a special one, as our pal Bob Eckstein will come out and do a talk about his award winning cartoons, books and anything and everything he's been up to!

Since space is limited, so there's a strict RSVP on this one.  
Click the Cart button below to buy your tickets with safe & secure PayPal

Here's the info-
When: Monday, April 24th, 7-9pm
Where: Hurley's- West 48th in Midtown.
How much: $25! That includes all you can eat buffet!  What a steal!

A bit more on Bob:
Bob Eckstein is cartoonist, writer and snowman expert. His new book, Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores was selected one of the Most Anticipated Books of 2016 by Wall Street Journal and is a New York Times bestseller. 

Again, tickets are limited, so click to reserve your spot now!