Black Comic Book Festival 2014 - Saturday Pass
Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
The Schomburg Center’s 2nd Annual Black Comic Book Festival celebrates the rich tradition of black comix in a two-day event featuring a special events, panel discussions, film screenings, hands-on workshops and exhibit tables with premiere black comic artists from across the country. Admission is free for the public and registration is encouraged at schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com. Fees apply for Exhibitors (by invitation only), contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Networking Reception: “Putting the Unity Back In Community”
Social gathering for black comics community with light refreshments.
Public Conversation: “Milestone and Brotherman: A Celebration of Both”
Moderated by Jonathan Gayles with special guests
Saturday, January 18, 2014
12 - 5 pm
Exhibit Tables from 40 Comic Book Artists and Writers*
*List of Featured Artists TBA
Langston Hughes Auditorium:
Panel: “Superheroes Beyond the Comic Book” with David Walker (Super Justice Force); Jerry, Jaylen and Aren Craft (The Offenders); and Kia Barbee (Evolve the Series)
Panel: “Black Women in Comics”
Moderated by Regine Sawyer with Barbara Brandon, Alitha Martinez, Jennifer Crute, and Jewels Smith.
Panel and Q&A: “Self-Publishing” with John Jennings (SUNY Buffalo/Black Kirby) and Jerry Craft (Mama’s Boys)
American Negro Theater:
Short Films and Cartoons*
Youth Workshop: “Creating Your Own Comic Books” with Alex Simmons
Workshop: “Collecting Comic Books”
Short Films and Cartoons*
* Full list of screenings available at the event.
The Schomburg Center’s Black Comic Book Festival is presented by the Junior Scholars Program in collaboration with Jerry Craft (Mama’s Boyz), John Jennings (SUNY Buffalo/Black Kirby) and Jonathan Gayles (Georgia State University).
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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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