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Comics Guru Calvin Reid Visits Boca Raton Museum Of Art

“How I Got to Now: Art, Comics and the Book Industry”

 

WHO: Calvin Reid, senior editor at Publishers Weekly (PW). One of the world’s leading experts in the field of comics, he is head of PW’s comics department and edits the PW Comics Week eNewsletter. His lecture celebrates the museum’s current exhibition “Beyond the Cape! Comics and Contemporary Art.”

WHEN: Sunday, July 7 (3:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

WHERE: Boca Raton Museum of Art, located at Mizner Park, 501 Plaza Real in Boca Raton. Free parking in Mizner Park’s four parking garages (Garage A is the closest).

TICKETS: Non-Member price is $5.00 (free for Members of the Museum). Space is limited. Reserve your tickets at: www.bocamuseum.org/events/calvin-reid–editor-publishers-weekly-comics-world. For more info, the public may call 561-392-2500.

MORE: Reid will discuss how his life has been shaped by art, comics and the book industry. He is internationally renowned as a central figure in the rise and success of graphic novels as a publishing genre.

Reid was instrumental in organizing the reading room in the museum’s current exhibition Beyond the Cape! Comics and Contemporary Art. He will share his experiences as an artist, collector, and journalist. Reid has edited the graphic novels Comanche Moon by Jack Jackson, and David Chelsea in Love by David Chelsea. He is a co-host of the acclaimed comics podcast PW Comics World: More to Come. Reid studied Art Education at Howard University, and lives in New York.

June 18, 2019
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