Friday, September 16, 2016
Fantagraphics Books and the Advent of the Graphic Novel
SPEAKER: Gary Groth, editor and publisher, Fantagraphics Books.
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: West Dining Room, 6th floor, Madison Building
When: Friday, September 16, 2016, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM