Exhibition Comic Art: 120 Years of Panels and Pages
Events & Resources
Monday, February 17, 2020
LJ119, First Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Cartoonist Keith Knight is known for his comic strips including The Knight Life, th(ink) and The K Chronicles. "Woke", a new live-action/animated comedy based on Knight's life, will premiere on Hulu in June. Warren Bernard, executive director of the Small Press Expo, interviews Knight about his life and career.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 4 pm
LJ-119, First Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Conversation with comic artist Jaime Hernandez, co-creator of the alternative comic Love and Rockets. Hernandez was the winner of the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best graphic novel/comic and the 2014 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for Best Writer/Artist. He was interviewed by Gary Groth, founder and president of Fantagraphics, about his work and creative process, representing Latinx experiences in comic art, and changes in the field over the course of his career.
Friday, September 13, 2019 at noon
Whittall Pavilion, Ground Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Cartoonist Lynn Johnston, creator of the long-running syndicated comic strip For Better or Worse, discussed her career and artistic process, while illustrating the presentation in real time.
- Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive, Library of Congress
- Webcomics Web Archive
- Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon
- Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
- Cartoon America
- Headlines & Heroes
- Picture This: Archive for the Cartoons Category
Pictures Worth Reading: A Teacher's Guide to Comics External was created by The University of the Arts with a Library of Congress grant awarded under the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program. The University of the Arts is a member of the TPS Consortium, a group that offers educational programming, materials, and tools based on the Library's online resources to diverse learners across the country.