Upcoming Events

By | Friday, October 23, 2020 Leave a Comment
Going into the weekend, here's some of the upcoming online comics events that might interest folks...
  • Saturday, October 24, 5pm ET
    Artist Live with Damian Duffy

    Artist Live w/ @damian2duffy: cartoonist, scholar, writer, curator, lecturer, teacher, and a Glyph Comics, Eisner Comics, and Bram Stoker Award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novelist.
  • Saturday, October 24, 8pm ET
    Drink n' Draw with M.S. Harkness

    M.S. is one of the hardest working cartoonists right now. Uncivilized Books is getting ready to drop her new graphic novel 'Desperate Pleasures', she just won a MICE Expo Grant for her latest mini 'Rotten', and having recently relocated to Columbus, OH, has started Full-Bleed Fitness, a remote fitness program that is updated every week on her Patreon. M.S. will be talking to SNDnD about autobio comics, her comics-making, process, and then lead us in an inking demonstration. A $5 donation is suggested to participate and all the proceeds go directly to the visiting guest instructor.
  • Tuesday, October 27, 7pm ET
    Release Party: A Quick and Easy Guide to Consent

    Join Isabella Rotman and Luke Howard in conversation with Archie Bongiovanni as they celebrate the release of A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent, a handy comic guide to giving and receiving consent in sex, relationships, and other physical contact. Donate $10 or more and fill out this form to receive a free bookplate signed by Isabella Rotman.
  • America: WTF? Comics in a Time of Crisis
  • Thursday, October 29, 6:30pm ET
    America: WTF? Comics in a Time of Crisis

    While the few remaining editorial cartoonists continue to address our current political moment, there is also extraordinary work being done in longer-form comics. Artists R. Sikoryak, Breena Nuñez, Ezra Claytan Daniels, and Derf discuss how today's events percolate up into their work, in a conversation with moderator Karen Green. Click http://bit.ly/ComicsCrisis, then the RESERVE YOUR SEAT button to register for an email that will provide login information.
  • Thursday, October 29, 7pm ET
    50th Anniversary Retrospective of Jack Kirby's New Gods

    Join New York Adventure Club for a retrospective of the New Gods series on the 50th Anniversary of its publishing, a series created by comic book writer/illustrator/editor Jack Kirby, whose characters and stories are still influencing pop culture today. Hosted by award-winning comic book-style illustrator and pop culture historian Arlen Schumer, this VisuaLecture will provide an overview of the past, present, and future of Jack Kirby’s New Gods. $10
  • Wednesday, November 4, 6pm ET
    The Four Immigrants Manga: How a Japanese Fine Artist Leapt Across Cultures With a Comic Book in 1931

    Join the University Libraries International and Area Studies Department for the next event in the Global Comics Series. Frederik L. Schodt, award-winning author of numerous non-fiction books on the convergence of Japanese and American cultures, will present a heavily illustrated talk examining the development of comics in Japan and the life and pioneering work of Japanese comic artist Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama.
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