Thursday, August 17, 2006

Mark Your Calenders (NYC)

We're no EGON, but here's a few upcoming events you might not want to miss (NYC):

Brad Meltzer reading and signing of The Book of Fate
Tuesday, September 5
Barnes & Noble, Union Square, 7pm
33 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003

Art Spiegelman reading and signing of In the Shadow of No Towers
Wednesday, September 13
Barnes & Noble, Union Square, 7pm
33 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003

Comic Conversation with Matt Groening and Gary Panter
Matt Groening is the creator and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning series The Simpsons and Futurama. He is the creator of the Life in Hell comic strip and the founder of Bongo Comics, the publisher of Simpsons and Futurama comics. Gary Panter is an artist whose graphic novels include Invasion of the Elvis Zombies, Jimbo in Purgatory and Dal Tokyo. He is a three-time Emmy winner for his production design on Pee Wee’s Playhouse and the recipient of the 2000 Chrysler Award for Design Excellence. Price includes admission to Masters of American Comics at the Jewish Museum, with ticket stub.
Tue, Oct 10, 2006, 8:00pm
Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street Directions
Kaufmann Concert Hall Seating Chart
$30.00 All Sections

Of Mice and Cartoons: Ivan Brunetti, Lauren Weinstein, Jonathan Bennett and David Heatley
From R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman to Kim Deitch and Chris Ware, the pioneers of comics and graphic fiction are now being recognized as important artists in an emerging medium. Enjoy a slideshow and talk on the art and pleasures of comics by Ivan Brunetti and fellow cartoonists. Brunetti is the creator of Schizo and editor of the new book An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, & True Stories.
Thu, Oct 26, 2006, 7:00pm
Steinhardt Building, 35 West 67th Street Directions

Graphic Novels: Traditions and Trends, Art Speigelman, Joann Sfar, Jessica Abel and Mark Siegel / Leonard Lopate, moderator
Graphic novelists enjoy freedom to dare, innovate, startle and evolve in ways that moviemakers, musicians and other artists rarely can. Meet some of today’s best graphic novelists and learn why graphic novels are big sellers. The panel features Art Spiegelman, the creator of Maus; Joann Sfar, author of The Rabbi’s Cat, Sardine in Outer Space and Vampire Loves; Jessica Abel, author of La Perdida and Life Sucks; and Mark Siegel, the illustrator of To Dance and the editorial director of First Second Books, a graphic novel imprint. Leonard Lopate is a WNYC radio host.
Sun, Nov 5, 2006, 7:30pm
Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street Directions


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