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New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium: Featuring Bill Griffith

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, Room UL105, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

The 241st meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held at Parsons School of Design.

Bill Griffith on “The Real ‘Zippy’: Finding Schlitzie the Pinhead”.

Join comics legend Bill Griffith as he discusses the making of his newest, deeply researched graphic novel, Nobody’s Fool: The Life and Times of Schlitzie the Pinhead, out from Abrams ComicArts this March.

Bill Griffith is the creator of the syndicated daily comic strip Zippy and the critically acclaimed graphic memoir Invisible Ink: My Mother’s Love Affair with a Famous Cartoonist. Griffith’s prolific output has been included in such publications as the Village Voice, National Lampoon, and the New Yorker. According to Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, Griffith is credited with coining the phrase “Are we having fun yet?” He lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.

Presented by Parsons School of Design and The School of Art, Media, and Technology.

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