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At the Cartoon Art Museum

May 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Thursday, May 21, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Free and open to the public
Cartoon Art Museum presents The Brinkley Girls Cartoon Art Event

Trina Robbins, author of Fantagraphics Books The Brinkley Girls: The Best of Nell Brinkley’s Cartoons from 1913-1940, will host a special PowerPoint presentation in celebration of the book’s release. Robbins will sign copies of this much anticipated art book at the museum’s bookstore following her presentation. The Brinkley Girls is a celebration of one of the most popular cartoonists of the early 20th century, Nell Brinkley. This retrospective, guest-curated by comics herstorian Trina Robbins, showcases over 30 lavishly illustrated newspaper tearsheets, magazine illustrations, original artworks and other highlights from Robbins’s personal collection.

To reserve a copy of The Brinkley Girls, please call the Cartoon Art Museum bookstore at 415.227.8666, ext. 310.
The Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission Street, San Francisco.

Saturday, May 30th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
George Webber – freelance artist and cartoonist
This event is free and open to the public

Appearing at the Cartoon Art Museum as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program — Museum visitors will be offered the chance to talk to him about his comics and watch Webber at work. Webber is the author and illustrator of Toxic Funnies as well as the more recent Candy Kisses. Webber’s art has been featured in Juxtapose Magazine, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, and many more publications. To learn more about George Webber, click here.

The Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission Street, San Francisco.

Tags: Comics · May09