THE CITY IN PANELS

Talking comics at Columbia

Superman might have been born in Cleveland, but he moved to New York the first chance he got. Columbia University Libraries is hosting Comic New York, a symposium examining the city’s history of comics. Creators as diverse as golden-age artist Irwin Hasen, former DC publisher Paul Levitz, Marvel mainstays John Romita and John Romita Jr., and such alt-comics luminaries as R Sikoryak and Julia Wertz 
expound on "New York, Real and Imagined," "Alternative New York," and other topics. Today's keynote discussion is between X-Men writer Chris Claremont and his longtime editor, Louise Simonson.
Sat., March 24, 10 a.m., 2012

 
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