The Rebirth of the American Comic Book
Start Time: 6:30PM End Time: 8:30PM
Comics fan, cartoonist, self-publisher, web comicker, and retailer, Mike Cavallaro serves up his "eyewitness report" on the creative resurgence of the American comic book and graphic novel. Beginning in the 1980's and continuing to present day, Mike will describe his own journey through various corners of the field, including a look into the creative process behind his critically-acclaimed comics.
About the Artist
Mike Cavallaro is from New Jersey, where he attended the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon Art, and has been a working cartoonist for over 20 years. His clients include DC Comics, Marvel, Image, First Second Books, Archie, MTV, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, and others.
Mike''s comics include Parade (with fireworks), Nico Bravo & the Celestial Supply Shop, The Life and Times of Savior 28, with J.M. DeMatteis, Foiled, and Curses, Foiled Again, with Jane Yolen. Recognition of Mike's work includes YALSA's "Great Graphic Novels For Teens" list, a Will Eisner Comics Industry Award-nomination, a Junior Library Guild selection, and others.
Mike resides in Brooklyn and is a member of the National Cartoonists Society, Manhattan Chapter.
$15 Non-members| $10 Members| $7 Students/Seniors (with proper ID)
The Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street,
New York, NY 10065
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