2nd Annual Black Comic Book Festival
Friday, January 17, 2014 at Various times
Repeating every day through Saturday, January 18, 2014
|Where:||Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York NY 10037|
|Cost:||Free but advance registration recommended|
|Contact:||(212) 491-2200 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ages:||13 to 18|
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Friday, January 17 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 18 12 - 5 p.m.
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. Registration is encouraged
12 - 5 pm: Exhibit Tables from 40 Comic Book Artists and Writers
12:45 pm: 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)
2:15 pm: Panel: “Black Women in Comics”
Moderated by Regine Sawyer with Barbara Brandon, Alitha Martinez, Jennifer Crute, and Jewels Smith.
3:45 pm: Panel and Q&A: “Self-Publishing” with John Jennings (SUNY Buffalo/Black Kirby) and Jerry Craft (Mama’s Boys)
In the American Negro Theater:
12 pm: Short Films and Cartoons
1:30 pm:Youth Workshop: “Creating Your Own Comic Books” with Alex Simmons
2:30 pm: Workshop: “Collecting Comic Books”
3:15 pm: Short Films and Cartoons