Current Events

  • Will Eisner: Life and Legacy|Presentation by Cartoonist Jeff Smith Will Eisner: Life and Legacy|Presentation by Cartoonist Jeff Smith 10/30/2014

    Image: Will Eisner Collection, The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. THE SPIRIT and WILL EISNER are Registered Trademarks of Will Eisner Studios, Inc. Reprinted with permission.

    Exhibit Reception from 6:00-7:30 pm|lecture at 7:30 pm

    In celebration of the current exhibition, Will Eisner: 75 Years of Graphic Storytelling, the public is invited to a free presentation by Columbus cartoonist Jeff Smith, creator of the bestselling graphic novel Bone and friend of Will Eisner, on October 30 at 7:30 pm. Smith will discuss the legacy and impact of Will Eisner’s life and career. Prior to the talk, there will be an exhibition reception from 6:00-7:30 pm where you can view the current exhibits and enjoy light refreshments. The talk takes place in the Jean and Charles Schulz Lecture Hall (room 220) on the second floor.

  • Root Hog or Die : A King-Cat Documentary Screening Root Hog or Die : A King-Cat Documentary Screening 09/26/2014

    Please join us in the Jean and Charles Schulz Lecture Hall (room 220) on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM for a free, evening screening of the new documentary, Root Hog or Die, about ground breaking cartoonist John Porcellino and his 25+ years running the self-published series King-Cat.  John Porcellino will introduce the film, and a book signing will be held after the screening.

    film trailer
    artist’s website