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Sunday, March 19 • 13:00 - 13:45
Comics 101 & Religion In Comics for Educators and Librarians

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Cartoonist Barry Deutsch, creator of the Hereville graphic novels, will discuss some of the basics of comics, both in general and in regards to his own work. Topic covered will include some basic comics vocabulary (what are webcomics? Manga? Graphic novels vs. comic books?), diversity, the changing comics market, and how religion has been presented in kid's comics.  Barry will also discuss his own comics-creation process.

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Barry Deutsch

Award-winning cartoonist Barry Deutsch is best known for his Hereville series of graphic novels, about "Yet Another Troll-Fighting 11-Year-Old Orthodox Jewish Girl." Hereville is the only comic book ever to win the Association of Jewish Libraries' Sydney Taylor Book Award. Barry lives in Portland, Oregon, in a bright blue house with pink trim, and has been obsessed with comics all his life.

Sunday March 19, 2017 13:00 - 13:45
L2 27th Floor

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