NYC – End of the Year Signing

December 16, 2009 by  
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Jim Hanley’s Universe has an End of the Year Signing that will truly put a cap on the year!  Joining us on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30th (Indy Comic Week, I might add) will be DAVID HEATLEY, DASH SHAW, JOSH NEUFELD and CHIP KIDD!  This event is being done in conjunction with Dixon Place (http://dixonplace.org), where Chip Kidd’s band, artbreak, will be appearing on Tuesday, December 29th!  We’re hammering out the details as we speak, so please check www.jhuniverse.blogspot.com for the up-to-the-minute details!!

Jim Hanley’s Universe, 4 West 33rd St., New York, NY
(opposite The Empire State Building)
(212) 268-7088

NYC – Conversational Comics

August 13, 2009 by  
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Conversational Comics, the three-panel speaker series sponsored by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, concludes at host venue Union Pool in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Saturday, August 15 at 2:00 pm.

Austin English (Windy Corner, Christina and Charles), Lisa Hanawalt (Stay Away From Other People, I Want You) and Dash Shaw (Bottomless Belly Button, Bodyworld) will talk with comics critic Bill Kartalopoulos (Parsons, Print Magazine) about the relationship between image-making and drawing for comics. How do pictures work differently in comics than they do on gallery walls?

Then stick around to get a book signed, hit the taco truck, and sip a summer drink with our featured cartoonists. This is the concluding event in a three panel series of live conversations with contemporary cartoonists. Do not miss this final opportunity to listen to and mingle with artists currently changing the face of comics!

All events take place at 2:00 pm in the back room at Union Pool. Union Pool is located at 484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211, one block from the Lorimer-Metropolitan G and L stop.

Suggested donation for each event is $5. All proceeds go to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

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