The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum is set to show that comics are more than just superhero antics. An upcoming event is slated to host an international comic conference featuring a U.S. congressman, a Finnish artist and a local Ohio cartoonist.
The International Comic Arts Forum is an annual symposium “devoted to the study of comics in all its varieties,” according to its website. Originally known as the International Comics and Animation Festival when it was started at Georgetown University, the conference aims to introduce North American scholars to comic art and scholarship from around the world.
“It has been going on since 1995,” said Caitlin McGurk, a project… Read more