Black Comic Book Festival happening today at the Schomberg in Harlem

This is for all the comic book fans out there in Harlem! Today from 10 AM to 4 PM, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, blacksupermen_1located at 515 Lenox Ave at 135th Street, is hosting The Black Comic Book Festival today, Jan 12.

The Black Comic Book Festival is a gathering for young people who enjoy reading about the rich tradition of black superheroes. The festival will feature 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. This event is free. Registration is required. All ages welcome. Go here to learn more.

And a big thanks to the reader who sent in this information! Much appreciated!

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