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Black Comix at Afri-ware Feb. 12th, Oak Park IL.

February 12

Damian Duffy and John Jennings will be signing copies of their book Black Comix: African American Independent Comics Art & Culture, at Afri-Ware Books, 2 66 W. Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60302, from 6-8pm.

February 19

Join syndicated cartoonists Jerry Craft (Mama’s Boyz), Ray Billingsley (Curtis) and comic book writers and artists N Steven Harris (The Fringe and Ajala: A Series of Adventures), Alex Simmons (The Cartoon Life of Chuck Clayton),   comic historian Professor Bill Foster and more as they unveil their Black Comic Book rack at the Hue-Man Bookstore and Café in Harlem, 2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd, between 124th and 125th Streets. The rack will also feature work by Andre Batts, David Walker, Keith Miller; Ray Billingsley, Omar Bilal, Joe Robinson Currie and Glen Brewer. For more info on the NYC event, email

These cartoonists and their characters can transcend space and time to hang out on Black Comic Book Day, surely you can make it to ONE of these events!

February 25

Get your second chance to meet up with Damian and John in St. Louis! Come out for CMY+K: Black Creators in Comics art show, at Star Clipper. Along with Sean Frye, Kevin Johnson, Mike Harvey, J.R. Hogan and Bryan Edward Hill, Damian and John will be there for an opening reception Friday, February 25 at 7 p.m. at Star Clipper. The artists’ work will be on display in the Star Clipper Gallery, and their publications and other merchandise will be available for sale. Local hip-hop duo Scripts N Screwz will perform live!

Use Black Comic Book Day in the Month of Black Comics to get a jump on celebrating the Year of Black Comix, in the Decade of Black Sequential Art, in the Millenium of Black Graphic Narrative!

Thanks for your participation!!

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