How many comic super heroes can you name? How many Western or Native American super heroes can you name? Come check out Western and Native Reflections in Comics at the Eiteljorg on January 24th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Plan on spending the day with experts from around North America to test your comic knowledge and learn about the ties between the Eiteljorg’s mission and comic books.
The day’s guests will include John Ostrander (Batman, The Spectre, Wolverine, Star Wars, Apache Skies, The Kents, Grimjack, etc.), Dan Piraro (Bizarro), Michael Sheyahshe (Native Americans in Comic Books) and Steve Sanderson (Darkness Calls, Rockstar Games, Cartoon Network, etc.). There will be panel discussions, a meet and greet, signings, comic sales, giveaways, demonstrations, and more! The event is free with paid admission ($8 public, $5 students, free to IUPUI students, staff, and faculty).
Then be sure to come back on January 25th for Dan Piraro’s one-man show The Bizarro West! at 3:00 PM. Part lecture, part comedy, The Bizarro West! is an all access look into Piraro’s writing and illustrations followed by a meet and greet and book signings. You can even purchase your ticket at the comics event the day before to be sure you get a seat ($10 public, $5 students and members).X-posted.