Amalgam Comics welcomes Philly-based award-winning African American cartoonist, graphic novelist, and educator Jamar Nicholas on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Nicholas’s work discusses topics such as bullying and violence while providing alternative, positive portrayals of black individuals.
This will be the FIRST Philly area signing for his new All-Ages graphic novel “Leon: Protector of the Playground”.
LEON: Protector of the Playground is a super fun graphic novel with the humor of Captain Underpants, and the heart and wit of Spider-Man. Combining a hip kid super-hero, super villains like Broccoli Rob and hamster Villain Mr. Nipsey, bullies plotting from detention, and rogue hall monitors, making daily life in public school setting a smart and super fun, graphic novel read.
Mr. Nicholas’ graphic novel adaptation of “Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun”, a memoir written by African American social activist Geoffrey Canada in 1995 will also be available.
Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse, Inc.
2578 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125