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Events & Resources


Conversation with Keith Knight

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.

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Conversation with Jaime Hernandez

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.

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Cartoonist Lynn Johnston Presents, in Words and Pictures

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.

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Online Resources

Educational Resources

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.