Thought Bubbles Out Loud: A Comic Book Discussion 

In case the bat cave full of hype that has accompanied the bleakly existential Dark Knight to record-breaking box office receipts hasn't made it abundantly clear—comics aren't only for kids anymore. Just in time to save the day, the Downtown Public Library has three heroic experts swooping in to help the citizens of our own little Gotham read between the lines of the graphic novel genre, discussing the up, up, and away journey of comic books from kiddie-pulp to serious adult lit. Join scholar Dr. Jonathan Lampley and artists/authors Hope Larson and Erica Well for coffee and a discussion. With any luck you'll be all caught up by the time The Watchmen hits the big screen.
Sat., Aug. 9, 2-3:30 p.m., 2008

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Recent Comments

Sign Up! For the Scene's email newsletters





* required

Latest in Our Critics Picks

All contents © 1995-2014 City Press LLC, 210 12th Ave. S., Ste. 100, Nashville, TN 37203. (615) 244-7989.
All rights reserved. No part of this service may be reproduced in any form without the express written permission of City Press LLC,
except that an individual may download and/or forward articles via email to a reasonable number of recipients for personal, non-commercial purposes.
Powered by Foundation