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Everyone please plan to go to the above Hellen Jo show, because her work is really potent and funny and I think under-appreciated.

Kleurplaat naar Alfons Mucha *Colouring Picture A.Mucha-like ~Figures Decoratives 1905~

Support and Promote Indie Skip Week! The week of Wednesday, December 26th - 31st, The Dragon will be presenting Indie Comic Week. There are a lot of great comics out there and we'll be presenting works from many smaller publishers...Join us in using this opportunity to put Self-Published,Creator Owned, and Micro-Publisher Comics at the forefront of your comic shop....All of your walk-in traffic can be introduced to a wonderful side of comics that many customers don't get to see.

crossconnectmag: Maddy Young is a 24 year old illustrator from Australia. She got her start with making her delicate, simple, and dark illustrations at the age of 12: “When I was a kid, it was about escapism for me more than anything. I’d draw pictures to go with whatever made up story I was spinning in my head at that current time.” Maddy’s favorite artists include Hellen Jo, Albrecht Durer, and Caitlin Shearer. Want to find more talented artists like this? Follow Cross Connect!

When a crowd gathers in New York City on a Friday night to stare inside a window– especially a freezing ‘spring’ night – you know whatever is in that window must be pretty damn special. Such was the case for the opening of illustrator Molly Crabapple’s latest exhibition The Shell Game at Smart Clothes Gallery on the Lower East Side.

Wednesday, January 15th: New York City, NY: Get your tickets quick, 'cause this will sell out! Julia Gfrörer will be signing her beautiful new graphic novel Black is the Color at The Strand, starting at 7:00 PM. You can either buy the book from The Strand or buy a $15 Strand Gift Card in order to attend this event. Both options admit one.

2013 UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels "A Comic of Her Own: Women Writing, Reading, and Embodying Through Comics" - In the past few years, interest has grown around women working in the comics industry...This conference hopes to facilitate this dialog and foster the scholarly exploration of intersections between women's writing in comics, women represented in comics, and the women who read them.

Adam Baumgold Gallery presents the first New York solo exhibition of famed cartoonist Lynda Barry, Everything: Part I from May 13 through July 11. The exhibition will feature over 80 original comic drawings, watercolors, and mixed media collages from the past 35 years...

Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery welcomes Julia Gfrörer to sign her new graphic novella Black Is the Color on Saturday February 1st. Just in time for Valentine's Day, come down to Georgetown and pick up a deathly love story at sea for that special someone.

The famous comics and cartoon art gallery Martel in Paris will be hosting an exhibition featuring work by acclaimed German cartoonist and artist Anke Feuchtenberger....Feuchtenberger’s work has been described as concerned with the male and female body, their attractions and differences, sex, reproduction and alienation. Her style is naive and realistic at the same time, often with very dark overtones and symbolic, multilayered imagery.

Graphic Artists Guild presents the 4th annual Graphic Novel Panel January 25, 2014 at the Seattle Design Center with an after-party at Fantagraphics Bookstore. Sign up for either "Make Your Own Comic" or "Writing for Comics" in the morning. Learn the ins and outs of creating and publishing the Graphic Novel in the afternoon. Hang out with the panelists at Fantagraphics Bookstore in the evening.

Next week the acclaimed, Iranian-born graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi — whose celebrated 2000 graphic novel “Persepolis” was turned into an Oscar-nominated feature film that she co-directed — will show her paintings for the first time when 21 of them go on view in her solo exhibition at Paris’s Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont.

While the general public is all too familiar with superheroes such as Superman, Spiderman, Batman and others, lesser known is how many women drew comics in the early 20th Century and drew them beautifully and often hilariously. Through photos, letters, original artwork, toys, comic books and other ephemera this exhibition discusses…women cartoonists from the late 19th century to now.