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    Default Harlem To Host Its First Black Comic Book Festival To Launch In January

    On Saturday, January 12th from 10am to 4pm, The Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture of Harlem, New York, will be launching their first Black Comic Festival.

    It is described as "a dynamic festival for young people that celebrates the rich tradition of black superheroes and features a screening of the film ?White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books?; a pop-up art exhibition of ?Black Kirby?- a visual homage to the legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby by artists John Jennings (SUNY Buffalo) and Stacey Robinson; panel discussions, hands-on workshops, and exhibit tables with premiere black comic book artists from across the country. Free. All ages welcome. Registration is required."

    You can contact schomburged@nypl.org for more information. Anyone fancy reporting back for Bleeding Cool?

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    For *fucks* sake.
    I just left NYC and they do this.
    Mother fuckers!

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    Default East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention might not agree with the claim of "first"


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    Damnit. Next weekend. I might try to get to New York.

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