Cartoon Art Museum Presenting ‘Will Eisner and Jack Kirby: A Centennial Celebration’
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Cartoon Art Museum Presenting ‘Will Eisner and Jack Kirby: A Centennial Celebration’

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Cartoon Art Museum will celebrate Will Eisner Week with “Will Eisner and Jack Kirby: A Centennial Celebration” on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 3:00-5:00pm at Mission: Comics and Art, located at 2250 Mission Street, San Francisco. The exhibit will discuss life and artwork of the legendary comic creators Will Eisner (born March 6, 1917) and Jack Kirby (born August 28, 1917). Bay Area comic creators Mark Badger ( Batman, Julius Caesar ), Al Gordon ( Legion of Super-Heroes, Justice League ), Justin Hall ( No Straight Lines ), Mario Hernandez ( Love and Rockets ), Steve Leialoha ( X-Men, Fables ), Trina Robbins ( Wimmen’s Comix) and Judd Winick ( Hilo) will discuss Eisner’s career and the impact that his work had on their own artistic endeavors. A book signing will immediately follow the panel discussion. Will Eisner Week is an annual series of celebrations that takes place in multiple cities, timed around Will Eisner’s March 6th birthday. Started in 2009, Will Eisner Week is dedicated to promoting graphic novel literacy, free speech awareness, and the legacy of Will Eisner. This year Will Eisner Week is once again a truly international celebration including England, […]

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