Past Events

  • Garry Trudeau and Glen David Gold in Conversation Garry Trudeau and Glen David Gold in Conversation October 14, 2016

    Image copyright Garry Trudeau

    Legendary Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau discusses his life and work as one of our most distinguished and decorated political cartoonists of the past 50 years. Along with his influential strip, syndicated in roughly 1,000 newspapers around the world, Trudeau is also the creator of the political satire show Alpha House for Amazon Studios. Joining Trudeau on stage is acclaimed novelist Glen David Gold, best known for Carter Beats the Devil (2001) and Sunnyside (2009).

    This event is FREE for all audiences (no tickets required).

    Doonesbury on GoComics

    Copresented by the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and Wexner Center for the Arts with support from GoComics Mary F. Gau and Kevin Wolf, and the Mark J. Cohen and Rose Marie McDaniel Endowment. Part of Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) city-wide cartoon and comics festival.

  • Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) Weekend Reception October 14, 2016

    Join in the celebration, view the galleries, and mingle with CXC special guests and exhibitors during a reception at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum before Garry Trudeau In Conversation with Glen David Gold at Mershon Auditorium. Enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar.

    With support provided by Mary F. Gau and Kevin Wolf, and Mark J. Cohen and Rose Marie McDaniel Endowment.

  • SÕL-CON: The Brown and Black Comix Expo SÕL-CON: The Brown and Black Comix Expo October 13, 2016 - October 16, 2016

    The Mighty SÕL-CON, The Brown and Black Comics Expo, roars to life for year two with its patented Friday on-campus expo, panels, and workshops. There will be “Brown and Black Lives Matter” talkbacks with Hector Rodriguez, Keith Knight and Lalo Alcaraz; K-12 friendly ‘zine, cartoon, comics, and digital animation workshops; panels on topics such as creating indie-cons, issues of race, gender, and futurism; and fandom in Latino and African-American comics.

    Join some of the best and brightest creators in the country in a high-energy creative atmosphere. SÕL-CON Schedule of Events

    Free and open to the public; there will be workshops for K-12 participants.

    Contact: Frederick Luis Aldama, 510-367-9112.

    Introducing SÕL-CON

  • Canon Fodder! A CXC Scholarly Symposium Canon Fodder! A CXC Scholarly Symposium October 13, 2016 - October 14, 2016

    Starting in October 2016, the annual Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) festival will include an academic symposium. Our theme for this inaugural year is “Canon Fodder,” seeking to test and remix the still-damp concrete of comics histories and canons before they set. The goal for the symposium is to launch an extended conversation among participants that will continue into the CXC weekend and beyond. 

  • Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC): Talk and Teach Series Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC): Talk and Teach Series October 13, 2016 - October 14, 2016

    Talk And Teach Series

    CXC is proud to present a series of presentations from cartoonists and industry figures on things they feel they do well; skills and life practices about which they’d like their fellow creators to know. Presentations are FREE and open to the public. 

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