NOTE: POSTPONED AS OF 2/8/2017, NEW DATE TBD – A Conversation with Joel Christian Gill & John Jennings
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Thursday, February 9, 2017
Cambridge Public Library, Main Library, 449 Broadway, Lecture Hall, Cambridge
Joel Christian Gill is the Chair of Foundations at the New Hampshire Institute of Art and recipient of the 2016 Boston University College of Fine Arts Alumni Award. He wrote the words and drew the pictures in Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History and Bass Reeves: Tales of the Talented Tenth, No. 1.
John Jennings is a Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California at Riverside. His work centers around intersectional narratives regarding identity politics and popular media. Jennings is co-editor of the Eisner Award–winning collection The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art and the illustrator for the graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s classic dark fantasy novel Kindred.
In Davis Square is holding a
Star Trek Trivia contest on
Sunday, 11/20 from 4-6pm.
Comedian Wes Hazard will host
and tickets are $5.
Bonus: Star Trek themed snacks for sale!
The History of Trans Comics
New class from LB Lee: Trans Genders, Trans Comics will take place on:
Saturday, 11/12 at 3pm
Boston Comics Workspace
561 Windsor Street, Studio 306
Nexzt to the TAZA Chocolate in
More info here.
LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY (LCSD)
2016 Celebrating locally-owned comic shops!
Saturday, 19 November 2016!
We’ll probably have a sale or something.
watch this space for more info!
Maynard Comic Con
Saturday, 19 November 2016
Star Wars! Star Trek! Marvel! DC! Dr. Who! Video Games! Board Games! Coloring Books! Cosplay! and so much more! There are all-day activities, Raffles, and a Vendor Room!
Superhero Training Camp for Kids
10:30 am – 12:00 pm in the Children’s Storytime Room
11:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Roosevelt Room
Cosplay Group Photo
12:15 PM in the Roosevelt Room
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm in the Roosevelt Room
Author and Illustrator Jef Czekaj
2:00 pm in the Roosevelt Room
MORE INFO RIGHT HERE!
Thee Massachusetts Independent Comic Expo (MICE) is just twenty days away. Come visit us and a lot of amazing creators at Lesley University’s University Hall in Porter Square on Saturday October 29th, and Sunday October 30th for a tremendous comic experience. It’s free! (http://www.micexpo.org/previews/)
Starting this Tuesday, October 11th, and for the following seven Tuesday nights from 6-9, Boston Comics Roundtable
writer and artist, EJ
Barnes will be running an Introduction To Cartooning and Graphic Storytelling
workshop at The Boston Comics Workspace, 561 Windsor Street, Studio 306A in Somerville. (http://bostoncomics.com/education/