Friday, March 23, 2012

Comics: Philosophy & Practice Conference in Chicago May 18-20

 From the site:

 Alison Bechdel along with sixteen acclaimed and innovative cartoonists are coming to the University of Chicago.

May 18-20 2012 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts

This conference is free and open to the public.

Local illustrators Carol Tyler and Justin Green will be there as well as:

Alison Bechdel
Ivan Brunetti
Charles Burns
Hillary Chute
Dan Clowes
R. Crumb
Phoebe Gloeckner
Ben Katchor
Aline Kominsky-Crumb
Françoise Mouly
Gary Panter
Joe Sacco
Art Spiegelman
Chris Ware

It is a GALAXY of amazing cartoonists and it is free! If anyone wants to carpool up there let me know. I would love to go to this!

1 comment:

  1. That's an impressive list of names for a free event, and one of the biggest was left out: Lynda Barry, who is conducting a workshop.