Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sept 16: Gary Groth at Library of Congress

Friday, September 16, 2016

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

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