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Encyclopedia of Black Comics Book Launch

Tuesday

Sep 19, 2017 – 06:00 PM

9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114 Map

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Sheena C. Howard will kick-off her book signing tour and debut the Encyclopedia of Black Comics with fans, artists, writers and other comic enthusiasts at Amalagam Comics and Coffee House in Philadelphia. Be the first to grab an autographed copy of the Encyclopedia of Black Comics and celebrate the release of this seminal book! The book features over 100 entries and exclusive artwork and footage in full color from the likes of: Brandon Easton, Aaron McGruder, Brumsic Brandon, Barbara Brandon-Croft, Joel Christian Gill, Dwayne McDuffie , Juliana Smith, Reginald Hudlin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Morrie Turner, Ollie Harrington, George Herriman, Denys Cowan, Eric Battle, Jerry Craft, Jason Richardson AND MORE! The book features a foreword written by Henry Louis Gates, world renowned literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual. It also features an afterword written by Chris Priest, legendary comic book writer, singer, songwriter and muscian.  Be prepared to get signatures of those featured in the book as the event is sure to bring out some of the subjects covered in the book as well. A free raffle will be held and one lucky winner will recieve a free copy of the Encyclopedia of Black Comics and a photo-op with the author.  Join, Sheena Howard, author of the Encyclopedia of Black Comics at Writers Block Rehab for the After Party. Network with other comic heads/ writers/ artists, meet the author and mingle with the best of the best!
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