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Panel-by-Panel Breakdown: Chip Kidd and Charles Kochman Celebrate Sixty Years of the Fantastic Four with a Look at the Iconic First Issue

Livestream + In Person

This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. The first issue of the Fantastic Four by legendary creators Stan Lee and Jack Kirby introduced fans to a now-iconic team of superheroes – Mister Fantastic, the Invisible Girl, the Human Torch, and the Thing – ushering in the modern Marvel Age …

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In Conversation: On Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness & Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship

Livestream + In Person

This event is being livestreamed from MDC's Wolfson Campus. For tickets to this in-person event, please visit: MiamiBookFair.com. In her graphic nonfiction book Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness, Kristen Radtke explores and meditates on isolation and longing, both as individuals and society. Fresh from earning a Ph.D. in biology, Catherine Raven built a tiny cottage on an isolated …

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It Takes Two: Graphic Novels on Family & Friendship

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In Just Roll With It by Lee Durfey-Lavoie and Veronica Agarwal, Maggie just wants to get through her first year of middle school, but she’s having a tough time navigating new friendships, after-school clubs, and the rumored monster on school grounds. Jennifer L. Holm and Savanna Ganucheau join forces in the graphic novel adaptation of …

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The Dairy Restaurant: An Illustrated Jewish History

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Ben Katchor's keen cartoonist eye for curious connections and attention to detail are highlighted in his latest graphic history. In The Dairy Restaurant, Katchor packs a dense cultural and culinary account into an entertaining read by deftly employing his sly sense of humor, wit, and charcoal palette-drawings. The Dairy Restaurant serves up a loving chronicle …

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Strange and Striking Fantasy

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A trio deft in navigating the macabre bring us to strange lands and times, with tales that shock, frighten, and stir the soul. Sisters in a legendary sunken Celtic palace are pulled apart after the death of their mother the Queen in MT Anderson’s The Daughters of Ys. A young underground radio host learns a …

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Bigotry as a Monster: Black Heroes Beyond the Black Panther

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Racism and hatred, grief and loss, form actual monsters that only the Sangerye family can fight in David Walker’s Bitter Roots series. Kwanza Osajeyfo’s Black AF universe takes a macabre turn in Widows and Orphans, as Black babies with superpowers are bartered and sold. And Brandon Thomas’ Excellence imagines a world in which magic is …

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Can Comics Help Save Our Democracy?

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The ideal of American democracy fits neatly in the framework of our Constitution, like a perfectly centered portrait entitled We The People. But when the frame is hung askew, it gets tough to read – thankfully, we have pictures to follow along with! In Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy, Dan Newman and George …

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Love, Commerce, War: Sci-Fi Adventure Thrillers

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Moderated by Conor McCreery, author of the Kill Shakespeare series In worlds across the galaxy, in faraway futures, in alternate timelines – these stories share a call to action, and a noble quest for truth. The chronicles inTartarus Vol 1. by Johnnie Christmas, The Seeds by Ann Nocenti, and Hardcore Reloaded: Vol 2. by Brandon Thomas share characters who embrace this quest head-on. They rise …

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