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Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows

Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 PM

$10
Online tickets not available

Thursday, May 12 at 7:30PM

Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows

370 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

$10
Online tickets not available
Carousel: Comics Performances

Presentations of graphic novels and comics as performed by the writers/artists with projected slides and music.

Featuring Todd Alcott, Julia Alekseyeva, Maria Hoey, Michael Kupperman, Jeremy Nguyen, and Sanika Phawde. Hosted by R. Sikoryak. The show will be followed by a book signing.

Artist Bios:
Todd Alcott was a screenwriter for many years, and now works as a graphic artist. He has designed and published a tarot deck, The Pulp Tarot, and has a new book titled Ephemera: The Cultural Mashups of Todd Alcott. He is now working on a "graphic memoir" of his life with his abusive father. Instagram: @toddalcott

Dr. Julia Alekseyeva is an assistant professor at UPenn and the author-illustrator of the award-winning Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution (Microcosm, 2017). She publishes graphic essays on themes as varied as philosopher Walter Benjamin, the George Floyd protests, Jews with Christmas trees, 1968 protest movements, and Russian formalism in Jewish Currents, The Nib, World Literature Today, Lilith, The Paper Brigade, and elsewhere. www.jalekseyeva.com

Maria Hoey along with her brother Peter create the Eisner-nominated comic series, Coin-Op. Their first graphic novel, Animal Stories, a 6-story collection of inter-connected stories about animals and people, was published by Top Shelf Productions in March, 2022. coinopbooks.com

Michael Kupperman is an award-winning artist and writer whose work has appeared in outlets such asThe New Yorker, Fortune, The New York Times, Nickelodeon Magazine, Forbes, Playboy, Heavy Metal, McSweeney’s, DC, Marvel, Vice, Saturday Night Live, Adult Swim, Comedy Central, and five of his own books. His most recent was All the Answers, published in 2018 by Simon & Schuster. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Muire and son Ulysses. michaelkupperman.com

Jeremy Nguyen is cartoonist and illustrator, whose cartoons appear regularly in The New Yorker magazine. www.jeremywinslife.com

Sanika Phawde is an illustrator, cartoonist and reportage artist based in Jersey City. Sanika makes comics to process her life and document instances of emotional connection, and conversations people have over meals. www.sanikap.com

R. Sikoryak is a cartoonist and the author of Constitution Illustrated, Masterpiece Comics, Terms and Conditions, and The Unquotable Trump (Drawn & Quarterly). Sikoryak’s comics and illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, The Nation, and more. He's presented his live comics performance series, Carousel, around the US and Canada. Instagram: @rsikoryak More info: https://carouselslideshow.com

This is an all-vax event.

TIMES
Doors: 7:30pm
Show: 8:00pm-10:00pm

TICKETS
$10 Pre-Sale
$12 Day-Of
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