The New Yorker Festival has just announced its lineup for the year, and as usual, there are several comics-related events:

Lynda Barry in conversation with Matt Groening
4 p.m. Festival HQ
Metropolitan Pavilion ($25)

Art Spiegelman: “Breakdowns: Comix 101”
4:30 p.m. Ailey Citigroup Theater
Joan Weill Center for Dance ($25)

Worst Nightmares Part 2: “Fear(s) of the Dark”
With Charles Burns and Lorenzo Mattotti. Moderated by Françoise Mouly.
10 p.m. IFC Center ($25)

Tickets go on sale at noon Friday and they usually sell out faster than Jonas Brothers tickets, so get goin’!