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Words Are Pictures: Writing and Drawing Weimar Berlin

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY, United States
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Before written language existed, people drew pictures, everywhere. Representational drawings evolved into pictograms, and some pictograms were abstracted into phonetic symbols which could be strung together to form words. The medium of comics takes these now apparently disparate elements—the picture and the word—and reunites them to create a form of expression greater than the sum…

$7.00 – $15.00

Frank Johnson, Secret Pioneer of American Comics Book Launch and Panel

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY, United States
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Join Chris Byrne and Keith Mayerson (editors of Frank Johnson, Secret Pioneer of American Comics Vol. 1: Wally's Gang Early Years (1928-1949) and The Bowser Boys (1946-1950)), Mark Newgarden (How to Read Nancy: The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels), and Karen Green (Curator for Comics and Cartoons at Columbia University) for a panel…

$7.00 – $15.00

Bridge the Divide: Exploring Disagreement

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY, United States
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Join us for a conversation between acclaimed author and illustrators Nani Brunini and Claudia Rueda.  The event will begin with a presentation by Nani Brunini of her debut book, Disagreement, a whimsical wordless picture book about ways to navigate through conflicts, polarization and miscommunication. She will take the audience through the making of her book…

$7.00 – $15.00

Carousel: Comics Performances

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY, United States
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The long-running live comics series returns to the Society with six exciting guest cartoonists! Featuring presentations of graphic novels and comics as performed and read by the artists: Juliette Collet Emily Flake Hyesu Lee Jonah Newman Daisy Ruiz Bishakh Som  Hosted by: R. Sikoryak  The event will be followed by a book signing. Artist bios: Juliette Collet is…

$7.00 – $15.00

The Puerto Rican War: A Performance by John Vasquez Mejias

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY, United States
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The Puerto Rican War is a performance of puppet’s marionettes and costumes based on the woodcut novelette by artist John Vasquez Mejias. It tells the true story of Puerto Rican revolutionaries fighting colonialism in 1950.  John originally self-published The Puerto Rican War and it is being published in a new hardcover edition from Union Square…

$7.00 – $15.00

Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies

At the Society 128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY, United States
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Dive into the world of documentary cartooning with our upcoming panel discussion featuring the legendary Stan Mack!  Stan Mack, renowned for his groundbreaking comic strip "Stan Mack's Real Life Funnies" in The Village Voice, revolutionized the genre with his candid and insightful portrayals of everyday life in New York City. Now, with a large collection…

$7.00 – $15.00
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