Events

Will Eisner: The Father of Graphic Novels
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 2:30pm
Will Eisner: The Father of Graphic Novels

Join Comics Studies in celebrating the life and legacy of comics legend Will Eisner, father of the graphic novel, creator of The Spirit, and one of the most influential comics authors of all time. Denis Kitchen, Eiser's longtime publisher, agent and friend, will discuss Eisner's lifetime in comics and share some personal stories about Will. In addition to his work as a publisher, Kitchen is a veteran cartoonist, comics scholar, exhibition curator, and founder of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. In 2015, Kitchen was elected to the Will Eisner Comics Industry Hall of Fame.

Friday, March 8 | 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75

Free and open to the public