Annual Comics Forum in the LookOut! Gallery

February 17, 2014 (All day) - February 28, 2014 (All day)
Location: 
LookOut! Gallery
362 Bogue Street, Second Floor
East Lansing, MI 48824
United States

Work from the Annual Comics Forum will be displayed in the LookOut! Gallery from February 17 to 28, 2014. The exhibit will feature examples from The Comic Art Collection housed in Michigan State University’s Special Collections. The Comic Art Collection holds over 200,000 items and is the primary library resource for the study of U.S. comic book publications.

On Thursday, February 20 at 7 p.m. in the Main Library's North Conference Room, W449, there will be a screening and discussion of the documentary film "Naji al-Ali: An Artist with Vision." 

On February 21, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Hollow Mountain Comics and Games, artist Nate Powell will be doing an in-store signing. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. on February 21, join Stan Sakai in the RCAH Theater for a Comics Forum presentation.

On February 22, visit the Artists Alley in the LookOut! Gallery. Throughout the day, there will be several panel discussions with academics who study comic books and professionals working in the comic book industry.

For more information, please visit the Comics Forum website. The Michigan State University Comics Forum is sponsored by The Journal of Popular Culture, 21st Century Comics and Games, the Department of English, the Department of Art and Art History, the MSU Special Collections Library, the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, MATRIX: The Center for the Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online, and BRD Printing.

For additional information about this event, contact Ryan Claytor, Jay Jacot, or Ben Chabala: