Speakers to Discuss Comics at N.J. Museum

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By: E&P Staff

Syndicated creators will be among the speakers discussing comics this month at the Newark (N.J) Museum, which is co-hosting the “Masters of American Comics” exhibit.

On Oct. 22, a “Heroes of American Comic Art” session will feature former Village Voice/Universal Press Syndicate editorial cartoonist Jules Feiffer, Cartoonists & Writers Syndicate founder Jerry Robinson, and author/former newspaper editor Pete Hamill. Moderating will be Jim Willse, editor of The Star-Ledger in Newark.

On Oct. 29, a panel discussion called “Still Krazy: George Herriman and the 21st Century” will include “Mutts” cartoonist Patrick McDonnell, the King Features Syndicate creator who co-authored a book about Herriman’s “Krazy Kat” comic; New York Daily News/King columnist Stanley Crouch; and comic artist/former New York Times reporter Sarah Boxer. Moderating will be Steven Guarnaccia, former art director of the Times’ Op-Ed page.

The museum events were mentioned today on DailyCartoonist.com.

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