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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Punch Line 

The Evolution of the Chicago Comics into an Art Form

We had a great time celebrating the opening of this exhibit that follows the history of Chicago comics created in partnership with our member organizations the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame and the Chicago Review of Books on February 8th!

 

 

 

 

Photo courtesy of Floyd Sullivan

 

 

 

 

 

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Such an amazing treat for our Executive Director and the rest of the team to meet Audrey Niffenegger!

 

Photo courtesy of Floyd Sullivan

 

Photo courtesy of Floyd Sullivan

 

Don’t miss The Evolution of the Chicago Comics into an Art Form: A Panel Discussion featuring artists, scholars, and reviewers which will discuss the history of comic books in Chicago, and how the form has evolved over the past century. No need to RSVP; just come by the Literacenter on Thursday, March 22nd, 7-8 PM.

This event is free and open to the public and will feature special guests: Adam Morgan (Publisher, Chicago Review of Books), Michael Moreci (Roche Limit, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Stanford W. Carpenter (Rice University, Institute for Comic Studies, Cosmic Underground), and more!