Comics For Change! Illustrated Stories From Oregon’s Front Lines
Publication Release Party
Thursday, December 12, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Darcelle XV Showplace
208 Northwest Third Avenue
Join us December 12th at Darcelle XV Showplace for the public release of Comics For Change! Illustrated Stories From Oregon’s Front Lines. Writers and artists from the series will present a brief slideshow about the project, while original artwork made for the comic series will be on display for one-night-only.
A woman who started a self-empowered soup kitchen for the homeless. A man who never stopped advocating for the African American community. A group who fights to protect Oregon forests from logging corporations. These stories have one thing in common: they celebrate people who are making Oregon a better place for everyone.
Featuring the stories of these community heroes:
- Alex Brown
- Polo Catalani
- Walter Cole
- Dan Handelman
- Cheryl Johnson
- Paul Knauls
- Ibrahim Mubarak
- Genny Nelson
- Kathleen Saadat
- Wilbur Slockish
Comics for Change! collects 10 excellent mini-comics in one box set by some of Portland’s best comic writers and illustrators, including:
Anne Marie DiStefano
Whether you’re a die hard activist or have a new interest in social justice and art, you’ll be inspired to learn more and take action from Know Your City’s Comics for Change!
Pre-order the comics here. Orders will be shipped December 12.
Comics For Change! is made possible with support from Regional Arts & Culture Council and Sappi Fine Paper.