Wow, we’d go to this even if we weren’t on it!
As part of the Bryant Park Word for Word author series, key figures from the world of comics and graphic novels will speak at “COMICS: FROM EVERY ANGLE,” a freewheeling discussion of the past, present, and future of sequential art.
Join moderator DANNY FINGEROTH as he and the all-star panel of JOE QUESADA, CHIP KIDD, DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI, and HEIDI MacDONALD discuss how comics have become an important part of high and low culture the world over.
“Word for Word” Author Series at The Bryant Park Reading Room
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
12:30pm – 1:45pm
JOE QUESADA, Editor-in-Chief, Marvel Comics
CHIP KIDD, Author and designer: BAT-MANGA!: THE SECRET HISTORY OF BATMAN IN JAPAN
DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI, Comics writer and artist: BATMAN: YEAR ONE; CITY OF GLASS; ASTERIOS POLYP
HEIDI MacDONALD, Co-editor, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY COMICS WEEK; Blogger: THE BEAT, the News Blog of Comics Culture; editor: THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY
DANNY FINGEROTH Longtime Marvel Comics writer and Editor. Author of DISGUISED AS CLARK KENT: JEWS COMICS, AND THE CREATION OF THE SUPERHERO (Continuum) and THE ROUGH GUIDE TO GRAPHIC NOVELS (Penguin).
The Bryant Park Reading Room is located on the 42nd Street side of the park-under the trees-between the back of the New York Public Library and 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas.
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues)