NOTE: POSTPONED AS OF 2/8/2017, NEW DATE TBD – Joel Christian Gill and John Jennings at Cambridge Public Library

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.

Events in your Future

COMICAZI


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!
https://ladiesofcomicazi.com/star-trek-trivia


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
Somerville

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!
http://localcomicshopday.com/


Maynard Comic Con


Saturday, 19 November 2016
10:30am-4pm

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


Trivia Competition

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!

Events Events Events!


The Massachusetts Independent Comic Expo (MICE) is here!

Come visit us and a lot of amazing creators at:

Lesley University’s University Hall in Porter Square
Saturday October 29th and Sunday October 30th
It’s FREE!
Join the FACEBOOK Event!

For a tremendous comic experience.
You can find them on Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, and at their website:
http://www.micexpo.org

The Million Year Picnic crew will be at MICE on table A26! http://www.micexpo.org/exhibitors/



The Fifth Beatle Graphic Novel-Author Discussion & Book Signing

Thursday, October 27
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Barnes and Noble Prudential Center, 800 Boylston Street Suite 179, Boston
RSVP at Eventbrite

The Fifth Beatle is an award-winning, #1 New York Times best selling graphic novel and forthcoming feature film recounting the untold true story of Brian Epstein– the brilliant visionary who discovered the Beatles in a cellar in Liverpool, nurtured, protected, and guided them to international stardom, but died painfully lonely at the age of 32.



Warren Ellis talking about his novel Normal

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
7:00 PM
Brookline Booksmith
279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
In conversation with Joe Hill.

https://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/events/


Yes! More Local Events


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/)