Friday, July 20 – 12 pm
Stop by CBLDF Booth Friday at noon to meet Nancy Goldstein the author of Jackie Ormes: The First African-American Woman Cartoonist.
From Donna Seaman’s starred Booklist review:
In the first book devoted to Ormes, Goldstein not only recounts with enthusiasm the trailblazing cartoonist’s remarkable story from her birth in Pittsburgh to her celebrity-filled life in Chicago but also keenly analyzes Ormes’ influential cartoons and the role black newspapers played in the struggle for racial equality. With a generous selection of Ormes’ “forward-looking” cartoons resurrected for the first time, this is one exciting and significant book. Viva Jackie Ormes.
Saturday, July 21 – 12 pm
Mark your calendar so you don’t miss a chance to meet Sina Grace, the author of Iceman, and the sole creator of Self-Obsessed and Nothing Lasts Forever.
To get, check out the the last time Sina Grace stopped by CBLDF and chatted with our own Deputy Director, Alex Cox – Sina Grace Podcast Topics include: Longshot, Chvrches, gentrification, and Jeffrey Brown
Saturday, July 21 – 2 pm
Do not miss your chance to meet the two creators who helped Congressman John Lewis realize his vision in the award-winning graphics memoir MARCH Trilogy. Illustrator Nate Powell and co-author Andrew Aydin, will both be signing at CBLDF’s Booth #1918 at SDCC.
Can’t wait? Check out our tour of the MARCH Exhibit, where Powell’s original illustrations were co-curated by CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein into a strong visual landscape that brought together history, memoir, activism, and the present day. See The Art of MARCH: A Civil Rights Masterpiece
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