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2021 Tin House Virtual Craft Intensive: You Can Do Anything With Words and Images, with Courtney Cook

In the words of Harvey Pekar, from which this course draws its name, “Comics are just words and images. You can do anything with words and images.” This generative course is designed to spark inspiration by providing an exploration of the nearly endless ways text and image can be combined to create a symbiotic relationship that strengthens work as a whole. Created for writers and artists at every level, this course aims to eradicate self-doubt and the belief that one must embody a certain level of artistic skill to employ utilizing illustrated or visual elements in their own work. Through examining graphic narratives by creators such as Kristen Radtke, Yumi Sakugawa, Kevin Huizenga, Allie Brosh, and Theresa Wong, and participating in a series of generative…

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Creating the Graphic Novel: Inception to Publication

Join us for a lively panel discussion about graphic novels and their creators. Moderated by Jonathan Hill, author of Odessa, and featuring winners of the Oregon Book Award in Graphic Literature. Jonathan Hill is an award-winning cartoonist who lives in Portland, OR. His comics and illustrations have been featured in publications by Fantagraphics, Lion Forge, tor.com, Powell’s City of Books, The Believer Magazine, and the Society of Illustrators. His first two books, Americus and Wild Weather, were created with writer MK Reed and published by First Second Books. Jonathan also teaches comics at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and serves on the board of directors at Literary Arts. Odessa is the first book he has written and drawn himself. Cartoonist Barry Deutsch’s 2010 graphic novel Hereville: How Mirka…

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Cult of! New Mutants: An X-Men Themed Drag Show

Cult of! A show for things we are obsessed with returns now at Local Lounge! Our first show we are going New Mutants: An X-men Themed Drag Show!!!! We celebrate everything mutant with this amazing cast. They’ll be bringing their favorite X-men to life in drag❎ Hosted by PhanTomX & Sue From Corporate! Mutant Beats by DJ Aurora ASL interpreting by Fingers Crossed Our New Mutant Cast.. Sue From Corporate as Scarlet Witch PhanTomX as Wolverine Kisses Ash as Storm Papa Stardust as Gambit The Eggboy as Quicksilver Blossom Drearie as Jubilee Babylon Brooks as Magik Femmini as ??? Xero Converted as Domino Radium.Eve as Dazzler And Valerie DeVille as Emma Frost! Tip Tart Audrey Heartburn as Jean Grey🔥 Tickets Presale is $12 – $15…

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David F. Walker Book Signing

David Walker will be doing a book signing of his graphic novels The Black Panther Party Graphic Novel and The Life of Frederick Douglass.

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Delve Readers Seminar: Tove Jansson: The Summer Book

If you already know Tove Jansson as the author and illustrator of the Moominfamily stories and comic strips, you will meet her in this Delve seminar as the author of her superb The Summer Book. This is a novel that is so deep and yet so apparently casual that it will repay the close reading we will give it in this four-week seminar. We will also observe her imagination for fiction in her short stories, letters, and other works. But we won’t forget the Moomins, for life on the island in The Summer Book echoes life in the Moominvalley. These books and a look at Jansson’s artwork will help us understand the fascinating account of the passages of life that The Summer Book gives us.…

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Super Magic Forest virtual event with Ansis Purins

Ansis Purins returns to the world of the Magic Forest and Zombre with his latest graphic novella, Super Magic Forest, published by Revival House Press! Join Ansis in conversation with Scott Benson (Night In The Woods) on Tuesday June 15th for a virtual release party on Zoom. Preorder the book here and receive a free signed bookplate by the author! Twit Leaf the Elf’s day job is picking berries in the Magic Forest, deep within a busy national state park. He’d rather be a mighty warrior elf like his grandpa was. One day he wanders into the strange and mysterious picnic area finding a magic glowing box that the evil humans left behind (it’s just a kid’s Nintendo). Suddenly he’s tasked with the heroic quest…

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Books With Pictures Five-Year Anniversary Celebration & Sale!

🌟ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AND SALE!🌟 To celebrate Books with Pictures’ five years in business, we’re having our biggest sale ever, from tomorrow, June 2, through Sunday the 6th! We’ll have selected books and back issues for sale on the sidewalk for 65% off all week starting tomorrow, plus extra sales in store each day: Wednesday, June 2: Superhero graphic novels are 25% off — and Pup Tent, the awesome new florist in our lot, will be in costume as… well, it’s a surprise. Thursday, June 3: Zines and small-press comics are 50% off, and nonfiction graphic novels are 25% off. Friday, June 4: Single issue comics are 75% off. Excludes books released 5/26 and 6/2. Excludes curated $3 back issue section. Saturday, June 5: Non-superhero graphic…

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MY BEGGING CHART virtual event with Keiler Roberts

Keiler Roberts celebrates the release of her new graphic novel, My Begging Chart. Keiler is joined in conversation by special guest Jessica Campbell (Hot or Not, XTC69) to discuss the new book. Click here to join the live virtual event on Wednesday May 26, 5pm PST. Preorder the book here and receive a free signed and illustrated bookplate by Keiler Roberts! Keiler Roberts mines the passing moments of family life to deliver an affecting and funny account of what it means to simultaneously exist as a mother, daughter, wife, and artist. Drawn in an unassuming yet charming staccato that mimics the awkward rhythm of life, no one’s foibles are left unspared, most often the author’s own. When Roberts considers whether or not to dust the ceiling…

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David F Walker

The Mouths of Others is proud to feature award-winning comic book writer, author, filmmaker, and MHCC alumnus David Walker on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021. The event will be held on Zoom: 1:00 – 2:00 PM for the reading/Q&A, followed by a workshop from 2:30-4:00 PM, open to twenty participants. Zoom links will be shared as we get closer to the event. Zoom link will be provided as we get closer to the event. Please contact michele.hampton@mhcc.edu for more information. More on David: https://davidfwalker.com/bio/

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Making Comics with Ebony Flowers

Join award-winning comics creator Ebony Flowers, author of Hot Comb, for a hands-on and generative workshop. Participants will develop their ability as a writer, picture-maker, and observer while exploring spontaneous storytelling practices. By the end of the workshop, each participant will have a working draft of a short creative non-fiction comic. No drawing experience necessary! The synchronous workshop will be held on April 28 at 4pm on Zoom. An additional asynchronous (complete at your own pace) workshop will be available to registrants on April 5. Register here. Meet Your Instructor: Ebony is a cartoonist and an ethnographer. She was born and raised in Maryland. She holds a BA in Biological Anthropology from the University of Maryland College Park and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the…

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