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Black Comix: Comic Book Event at Afri-Ware this Saturday

Hey comic book loving Chicagoans. Did you know that we’re expecting a heat wave this weekend?

“Really!?” you ask?

Yes, really.

Highs are expected to reach the mid to upper 30s :-) So what better way to get out and enjoy a warm evening than by attending a book signing at Afri-Ware Books and Gifts this Saturday? Darian Duffy and John Jennings will be on hand to discuss their book Black Comix. Copies of the book will also be available for signing.

The focus of Black Comix is this:

“The immense popularity of comics and graphic novels cannot be ignored. But in light of the comics boom that has taken place over the past 10 years the artists, writers and publishers that comprise the vibrant African American independent comics community have remained relatively unknown, until now. … Black Comix brings together an unprecedented collection of largely unheard of, and undeniably masterful, comics art while also framing the work of these men and women in a broader historical and cultural context.”

Continue reading for details.

Event Details

Date: Saturday February 12, 2011

Time: 6pm-8pm

Location: 266 W. Lake Street, Oak Park, Illinois

h/t Nzingha Nommo

Owner, Afri-Ware, Inc.

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