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Film, Video Comics to a T: The Triumphs and Troubles of Telling the Tyler Story

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Title

  • Comics to a T: The Triumphs and Troubles of Telling the Tyler Story

Summary

  • Carol Tyler discussed her creative life. A pioneer of the autobiographical comics genre, Tyler uses her own experience to tackle the complex issues of the human experience. With grace, humor, and style, her work has helped shape the direction of comics.

Event Date

  • September 14, 2018

Notes

  • -  Carol Tyler's 2015 book "Soldier's Heart," about her father's trauma from World War II and its impact on her family, received a Gold Medal Award from the Society of Illustrators, the Cartoonist Studio Prize from Slate Book Review, 11 Eisner Award nominations, two Ignatz Award nominations, and was twice a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. With grace, humor and style, Tyler's work has helped shape the direction of comics. This includes "The Hannah Story," a powerful tale of loss, which was named one of the Top 100 Cartoons of the 20th Century. Carol was recently given the title Master Cartoonist by CXC at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Art Museum in Columbus, Ohio.

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  • 55 minutes 44 seconds

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  • video
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  • online text

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