San Diego Comic-Con 2017

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San Diego Comic-Con 2017
July 20th to July 23rd 
 
Will Eisner Events This Centennial Year... 

Thursday - July 20th 
  3:00 - 4:00 pm - Panel Room 9 
    "Why Will Eisner Still Matters at 100" with Paul Levitz, 
    Paul Dini, Maggie Thompson, and Jackie Estrada
  9:00 - 10:30 pm - Screening Room 9 
    "Will Eisner Portrait of a Sequential Artist" with 
    Stan Lee, Jules Feiffer, Jack Kirby, Michael 
    Chabon, Art Spiegelman, Frank Miller, Kurt 
    Vonnegut, Gil Kane, and Will Eisner
    introduced by Danny Fingeroth

Friday - July 21st
  11:30 am - 1:00 pm - Panel Room 26AB 
    "Comics Auteurs: Kirby and Eisner at 100" with 
    Marc Greenberg, Kim Munson, and Jennifer Willms
  12:30 - 1:30 pm - Panel Room 8 
    "Will Eisner:  Mentor, Partner, Friend" Denis KItchen 
    looks back on his 35 year relationship with Will Eisner 
  8:00 - 11:00 pm - Hilton Bayfront, Indigo Ballroom 
    "Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards" presented by 
    SYFY, FREE with your Comic-Con Badge

Saturday - July 22nd
  11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Panel Room 4
    "Comics Greats look at Will Eisner's The Spirit" 
    with Denis Kitchen, Jeff Smith, Joe Staton, Jules Feiffer
    (on videotape), and moderated by Danny Fingeroth
  12:00 - 1:00 pm - San Diego Public Library Events Suite 
    "Graphic Novels in the High School Library" 
    with Cori McDonald, Becky Harvey, Erin Hill, Emily 
    Maehler, and moderated by John Shableski
  4:00 - 5:00 pm - San Diego Public Library Events Suite 
    "Comic Shops, Teachers, and Librarians Together"
    with Beth Dunca, Lisa Ferneau-Haynes, John Shableski 
    and moderated by Adam Kullberg
  8:30 - 11:00 pm - Convention Center Ballroom 
    "Will Eisner Spirit of Storytelling Award" at the 
    Annual Comic-Con Masquerade presented by HBO 

Sunday - July 23rd
  2:45 - 3:45 pm - Panel Room 5AB
    "Will Eisner at 100: The Real World of Publishing"
    with Andrea Colvin, Gina Gagliano, Kurt Hassler, 
    Heidi MacDonald, Filip Sablik and moderated 
    by John Shableski

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Will Eisner Week Celebrates Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, Free Speech and the Legacy of Will Eisner.... 
 
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Check back often because events are taking place throughout March and  Centennnial Events throughout 2017.
 
Angouleme, France
Cité Internationale de la Bande Dessinée
Original Art Exhibition & Panels 

Athens, Greece
Athens Comics Library
Will Eisner Week Celebration 

Barcelona, Spain
Norma Editorial
Comic Convention Exhibit based on 
Will Eisner: Champion of Graphic Novel

Ghent, Belgium
Ghent Comic Festival 2017 

Glasgow, Scotland
University of Strathclyde, Aye Write 2017
Writing for Comics and Graphic Novels, 
   The Will Eisner Way 

Glasgow, Scotland
Renfrewshire Libraries
Comic Book Scriptwriting Workshop

Kendal, Scotland
Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Will Eisner's The Spirit Drawing Contest

London, UK
Orbital Comics
Podcast: Will Eisner's Graphic Novels 
with W.W. Norton's Tom Mayer 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
Lipe Diaz School of Graphic Art
Exhibition and Contest 

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Cité Architecture
Virtual Exhibition 

Sofia, Bulgaria
Artists/Creators Discuss Bulgarian Comics 
Published Between 1979 and 1992 

Amherst, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts 
Panel Discussion: Will Eisner: "Fighting Anti-Semitism
   and Racial Prejudice with the Graphic Novel" 

Anchorage, Alaska
Chugiak-Eagle River Library
Library Display 

Anderson, South Carolina
Anderson County Library
Comics Read-Along 

Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Henderson State University
"The Women in Will Eisner's Life and Fiction"  

Arlington, Texas
Judith J. Carrier Library, Tarrant County College
Workshop on telling personal stories

Auburn, New York
Seymour Library
Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion,
   and Will Eisner Graphic Novel Display

Baltimore, Maryland
Geppi's Entertainment Museum
"Will Eisner's War" Will Eisner's World War II Work
   and PS*Magazine 

Bowling Green, Ohio
Browne Popular Culture Library, 
Bowling Green State University
Immigrant Stories in Comics 

Brooklyn, New York
WorkxWork at the Wythe Hotel
Live Podcast about Will Eisner 

Broward County, Florida
Margate Library 
Graphic Novel Library Displays 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cambridge Public Library
Cartooning Workshop 

Chicago, Illinois
University of Chicago Library
LIbrary Display 

Chicago, Illinois
True Believers Graphic Novel Book Club
Discuss Will Eisner's Graphic Novels 

Cleveland, Ohio
Wizard World Cleveland
Will Eisner and Jack Kirby at 100 

Columbus, Ohio
Ohio State University 
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum 
"Superheroes en Vogue"

Gainesville, Florida
Sequential Artists Workshop
Discuss "To the Heart of the Storm" 

Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Glen Ellyn Public Library
Discussion and Birthday Party 

Gretna, Nebraska
Gretna Public Library
Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist 

Haddonfield, New Jersey
Haddonfield Public Library
Exhibit and Will Eisner Program

Hammond, Louisiana
Southeastern Louisiana University
Will Eisner Discussion, Panel, & Birthday Party 

Hudson, Wisconsin
Hudson Area Library
Creating Comics Workshop 

Jacksonville, Florida
Thomas G. Carpenter Library, 
University of North Florida
Discussion and Workshop 

Lincoln, Nebraska
Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Retrospective 

Los Angeles, California 
Film Noir Festival
Screening of Documentary and Panel 

Metuchen, New Jersey
Metuchen Public Library
Graphic Novels: Stories We Read & Stories We Make 

Minneapolis, Minneapolis
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Comic Art Contest

Montgomery, Alabama
Rufus A. Lewis Regional Library
Will Eisner Week Activities 

Murfreesboro, Tenessee
Linebaugh Public Library
Create Your Own Superhero Workshop 

New York City, New York
Parsons School
Jules Feiffer and Paul Levitz Remember Will Eisner 

New York City, New York
Big Apple Comic-Con
Eisner/Kirby at 100 Panel 

New York City, New York
New York Public Library
42nd Street Main Branch 
Exhibit and Program 

New York City, New York
Columbia University
Will Eisner Week Program                

New York City, New York
School of Visual Arts
One Hundred Years of Genius: 
The Life and Legacy of Will Eisner
With Frank Miller and Klaus Janson 

New York City, New York
Midtown Comics Podcast with 
Danny Fingeroth, David Hajdu, Dennis O'Neil, and guests  

New York City, New York
Society of Illustrators
Original Art Exhibition & Panels 

New York City, New York
Society of Illustrators
High School of Art & Design Workshop 

North Canton, Ohio
The Walsh University Library
Exhibit About Graphic Novels & Free Speech 

Panama City, Florida
Bay County Public Library
Graphic Novel Program

Pasadena, California
Pasadena Public Library
Panel discussions made into Podcasts

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Toonseum
"The Lost Work of Will Eisner" Exhibit and Presentation

Portland, Oregon
Portland State University 
Three Will Eisner Week Events including 
Two Presentations and the Documentary Screening 

Ridgewood, New Jersey
Ridgewood Public Library
Ridgewood Comic Con Graphic Novel Display

Sacramento, California
Sacramento Public Library
Will Eisner Week Event 

San Diego, California
San Diego State University Library
Graphic Novel Exhibit

San Francisco, California
Cartoon Art Museum at Mission: Comics and Art
Will Eisner and Jack Kirby: A Centennial Celebration Panel

Seattle, Washington
Emerald City Comic Con
Eisner/Kirby at 100 Panel 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art
"Will Eisner Comic Gathering" 

Voorhees, New Jersey
Camden County Library
Will Eisner Week Promotion 

Washington, DC
Library of Congress
Will Eisner Week Exhibit   
Discovering Will Eisner's Legacy in the Library's Collections 

White River Junction, Vermont
Center for Cartoon Studies
Archive Exhibit Will Eisner and Other Artists

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
The James V. Brown Library
The Comic Shop 

Winter Park, Florida
Olin Library, Rollins College
Library Display & Screening of Documentary 
 

Will Eisner Week 2018

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Calling all Schools, Universities, Libraries, Museums, Retailers, and Graphic Novel Readers Near One.

Support Sequential Art, Graphic Novel Literacy, 
and Free Speech.

Host a Will Eisner Week Event in March, 2018. 

For Info: Click Here 

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Two Original Art Exhibitions Coming for the Centennial
 
In France at Le Musee de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme
And In New York City at the Society of Illustrators
 
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