Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today’s world. Congressman Lewis will appear for a signing at the Norcross Cultural Arts Center on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM! Copies of all three volumes of MARCH will be available from Eagle Eye Books.
Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center
10 College Street, Norcross, GA 30071
The ToonSeum, in collaboration with Sweetwater Arts Center, is honored to welcome the creators of the award-winning graphic novel March to Pittsburgh! This event takes place at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture.
Congressman John Lewis, co-author Andrew Aydin and illustrator Nate Powell will be discussing Congressman Lewis’ role as a leader of the civil rights movement and how they transformed his story into this powerful graphic novel series. A book signing will follow the presentation. Copies of the MARCH trilogy will be available for purchase in the lobby of the August Wilson Center before the event and during the signing.
This event is sponsored by Carlow University and The Pittsburgh Foundation. Special thanks to the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, August Wilson Center, the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and Paul Schifino of Schifino Design.
The event is FREE but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! See link for tickets.
For more information about the exhibit or the event, contact the ToonSeum at (412) 232-0199
August Wilson Center
980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin appear at Powell’s Books on Saturday June 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm!
Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy, inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle. March: Book Two (Top Shelf), co-written by Andrew Aydin (with artist Nate Powell), brings the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today’s world. After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence — but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the Deep South, they will be tested like never before.
Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-3114
503 228 4651
Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin appear at Politics & Prose on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at noon to sign MARCH: BOOK 2.
In the eagerly-awaited second volume of his civil rights trilogy, Congressman John Lewis again collaborates with writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to put historic events into the immediate context of a graphic memoir. Recounting his personal and political coming-of-age in the segregated South, Lewis picks up the story after the heady days of the Nashville sit-ins, recounting the more dangerous challenges he faced with the Freedom Riders as the group’s nonviolent actions were met with beatings and imprisonment. Courage triumphed over brutality, and the book ends as the twenty-three-year-old Lewis is elected to lead the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and prepares for the 1963 March on Washington.
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Rep. John Lewis, Nate Powell and Andrew Aydin speak on the Civil Rights Era Dweck Center at the Brooklyn Public Library on Wednesday April 8th at 7pm!
Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle. Now, March brings the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today’s world.
After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence — but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before. Faced with beatings, police brutality, imprisonment, arson, and even murder, the movement’s young activists place their lives on the line while internal conflicts threaten to tear them apart. Congressman Lewis, Mr. Powell and Mr. Aydin will discuss the legacy, the books, and more at Brooklyn Public Library, and will sign their most recent in the March trilogy.
Brooklyn Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Rep. John Lewis and co-author Andrew Aydin appear to speak about March: Book Two on Wednesday February 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm.
This event has reached capacity in the Pearl Bailey Room. There will be additional seating available in the restaurant, where you will be able to listen and watch via video stream. Space in the restaurant will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
All attendees will be able to be part of the book signing – all welcome! Books avialable via Politics & Prose.
Busboys and Poets Brookland
625 Monroe Street NE, Washington, DC 20017
Fantom Comics is now honored to host CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS and co-author ANDREW AYDIN for a MARCH Book Two signing and discussion on SUNDAY JANUARY 25th from 1:00pm – 3:00pm!
We cannot believe our good luck in having Representative John Lewis, civil rights legend and inspiring leader, along with his co-author, Andrew Aydin, here for this amazing event.
We’ll also be raffling off free, signed copies of MARCH Books One and Two, as well as with 2 free tickets to the movie “Selma.”
2010 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036
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Rep. John Lewis and co-author Andrew Aydin appear at the St. Augustine Catholic School on Thursday May 1st from 6:30 – 8:30 pm for a lively discussion about lessons from the Civil Rights Era and how the youth can carry on the Movement today!
The event is designed for teenagers and young adults. However, the event is open to all, and parents, teachers, and mentors are welcome to come with their children, students, and mentees. Details at the link…
St. Augustine Catholic School
1421 V Street NW, Washington DC 2009
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Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin sign at the Strand on Saturday January 25 at 7:00PM.
American icon Congressman John Lewis, the last living member of the “Big Six” leaders who marched for civil rights on Washington in 1963, visits the Strand for an exclusive chat with writer Andrew Aydin in honor of their acclaimed graphic novel, March.
The beautiful collaborative work follows Congressman Lewis’ journey from a sharecropper’s farm in Alabama to a segregated schoolroom, to the the march on Washington and beyond. It charts his commitment to civil and human rights, with meditations on the modern age and the distance we’ve come since the days of Jim Crow. March Book 1 is the first installment in a trilogy that seeks to testify about an important era of history to new generations.
Don’t miss out on this important piece of American history during the week of Martin Luther King Day.
Buy a copy of March Book 1 or a $15 Strand gift card in order to attend this event. All options admit one person. Please note that payment is required for all online event orders at the time of checkout. The event will be located in the Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room at our store at 828 Broadway at 12th Street.
Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, New York, NY, 10003-4805
(at 12th St.)
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Congressman John Lewis signs at Barnes & Noble on Sunday February 02, 2014 from 1:00 till 3:00 PM!
John Lewis is Georgia’s 5th Congressional District Representative and an American icon known for his role in the Civil Rights Movement. The first volume of March, a graphic novel trilogy is co-authored by the Congressman and Andrew Aydin.
Barnes & Noble
2516 Solomon’s Island Rd., Annapolis, MD 21401