Special event

BAM Black Comix Expo

February 11, 2018

Production Language English
Country of Origin United States
Description BAM and The Black Comics Collective will present a free day-long expo celebrating comics of color on February 11. The showcase will feature over 20 comic exhibitors, a panel discussion with writers and social activists, a children's art workshop led by artist Akinseye Brown, and a superhero cosplay showcase for fans of all ages. In conjunction with BAMcinématek’s Fight The Power: Black Superheroes on Film, the event demonstrates the demand for diversity and representation across sci-fi and fantasy genres by presenting a range of acclaimed independent comic writers and illustrators, as well as emerging talent. The expo is co-presented by The Black Comics Collective, who founded the annual Black Comic Book Festival at NYPL’s Schomburg Center in 2013.
Identifier 2018s.SE.00001
VenueAdam E. Max Gathering Space (Lepercq Space, Ballroom, BAM Cafe)