Friday, September 16, 2016

Pre SPX-events today (starting this morning)

Fantagraphics Books and the Advent of the Graphic Novel
SPEAKER: Gary Groth, editor and publisher, Fantagraphics Books.

Legendary comic book editor and publisher Gary Groth recounts the history of Fantagraphics Books. Celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year, Fantagraphics grew from a small, upstart press operating in College Park, Maryland, into the influential and noteworthy publisher it is today. Groth will discuss the struggles, achievements and highlights of a comic book publisher that has accomplished much in its forty-year history. Join us as we celebrate its milestone anniversary.

This is the fifth annual SPX festival program sponsored by the Serial & Government Publications Division.

Where: Library of Congress, West Dining Room, 6th floor, Madison Building
When: Friday, September 16, 2016, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Ed Luce at East City Bookshop
September 16 @ 6:30pm: Indie comics sensation Ed Luce talks about his underground hit series,Wuvable Oaf, an endearing and hilarious look at the San Francisco queer music scene.

East City Bookshop
645 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20003

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