NYC – Songy of Paradise Discussion

Cartoonists Gary Panter and Dash Shaw appear on Wednesday, November 1st at 7:00 PM to discuss Panter’s new graphic novel, Songy of Paradise—a reimagining of Milton’s Paradise Regained, with a hillbilly (Songy) in place of Jesus.

Gary Panter’s books include the comprehensive monograph Gary Panter, and the graphic novels Jimbo in PurgatoryJimbo’s InfernoJimbo: Adventures in Paradise, and Cola Madness. Panter won three Emmy Awards for his production design on Pee-wee’s Playhouse, as well as the 2000 Chrysler Award for Design Excellence. He worked on Songy of Paradise as a Cullman Center Fellow in 2012-2013.

Dash Shaw is a cartoonist and animator whose books include Cosplayers, New School, Doctors, and BodyWorld. He wrote and directed the 2017 independent animated feature My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea. As a Fellow at the Cullman Center in 2014-15, Shaw worked on his forthcoming graphic novel about a Quaker soldier in the Civil War, Discipline.

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum
476 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10018

 

NYC – Bodyworld Signing

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Dash Shaw and Chip Kidd discuss Bodyworld on April 13 from 7:00 – 8:00PM.

From the astonishing imagination of Dash Shaw, visionary author of Bottomless Belly Button, comes a darkly fantastical graphic novel about a small town, a lowlife botanist and a mysterious plant with strange powers.  Joining Dash on the Strand Stage will be author, editor and graphic designer, Chip Kidd.

Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-4805