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Annual comics forum returns to campus

Posted: 9:34 AM, Feb 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-23 09:34:18-05
Annual comics forum returns to campus

The annual Michigan State University  Comics Forum  will host its main on-campus events Feb. 22-24.

This event attracts scholars, creators and fans of comic art to explore the comics medium, graphic storytelling and sequential art.

This year's on-campus events feature two keynote speakers and influencers in the comic art space. Lucy Kinsley, an award-winning and acclaimed cartoonist, will speak Friday, Feb. 23 in the Main Library's Green Room on the fourth floor. Diana Schutz, a comic book editor for the likes of Comico and Dark Horse Comics, will speak on Saturday, Feb. 24 in the Main Library's real classroom.

MSU is home of the  Comic Art and Graphic Novel minor , the  MSU Comic Art and Graphic Novel podcast , and largest public  collection  of comic books in the world which is housed in the Special Collections Library.

Other events include a tour of the MSU Special Collections Library and panel presentations. The complete Comics Forum schedule of events can be  found here .

Source: PRESS RELEASE