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To do, NYC: KGB's Easter Comics Reading


Leela Corman, Jon Lewis, Ellen Lindner, and Sean Ford join host Robyn Chapman for this annual comics tradition.

Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 7pm
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St. in NYC

With special guest reader Leela Corman, who is making a stop on her
national book tour!
Plus Sean Ford, Jon Lewis, and Ellen Lindner!

Hosted and curated by Robyn Chapman

Our annual comics reading event is more than just a night of
entertainment–it’s a book drive with awesome raffle prizes!
Donate a graphic novel or $5 at the door to be entered in our raffle!
Book drive donations to benefit The Center for Cartoon Studies and The
Sequential Artists Workshop

Leela Corman’s graphic novels include the 1999 Xeric Grant winner
Queen’s Day, the teen angst tale Subway Series, and an epic graphic
novel set in the tenements of the Lower East Side called Unterzakhn
which will be released this April from Schocken Books. She is also a
professional bellydancer and a teacher at The Sequential Artists

Sean Ford is an editor of the Sundays Anthology and the author of Only
Skin. He is a graduate of The Center for Cartoon Studies, where he
created Only Skin as part of his senior thesis. Since then he has self
published seven issues, which will be collected in a graphic novel
from Secret Acres in early 2012. He live in Fort Greene and works as
book designer.

Since 1993 Jon Lewis has been the author of the ongoing comics series
True Swamp, which has earned him a Xeric Grant, an Ignatz Award
nomination, and a place on Time.com’s Ten Best Comics of 2000 and The
Comics Journal’s Top 30 Minicomics of 2011 lists. His two most recent
issues were released from Tom Kaczynski’s boutique publishing house,
Uncivilized Books.

Illustrator and writer Ellen Lindner is the author of Undertow, a
graphic novel about Coney Island in the early sixties, and the editor
of Strumpet, a transatlantic comic magazine showcasing up and coming
women cartoonists.

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