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Comicdom Wrap Up

eisner-ghosts-253x300.jpgOur friends in Greece at Comicdom posted weekly articles on Will Eisner, including an amazing video clip round up on Will. Google Translate actually does an amazing job of translating these articles. Please be sure to check them out.
Will Eisner Week @ Comicdom

Mini Comic Expo at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design

The Comic Art students and faculty at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) wish to share their exploration of this year's Will Eisner Week theme, The Reading Revolution: Will Eisner and the American Graphic Novel. Throughout the week, faculty and students will post new lectures and studio assignments from the classroom to the Will Eisner Week website. (

The public is invited to join us for our Mini-Comic Expo on Thursday March 25th from 12:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Student work from Will Eisner Week will be on display and available for sale in comic form to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Students will also be displaying their own mini-comics and books. Guest speaker Kevin Huizenga, author of the graphic novel Curses, The Wild Kingdom, and Ganges will give a public lecture at 1:00 PM in Auditorium 150.


Comicdom: Will Eisner Week in Athens, Greece


"Everybody who follows our website and our further activities can tell that Comicdom respects and honors Will Eisner's creative intelligence. This year we participate actively via to Will Eisner Week, entitled for 2010 "The Reading Revolution: Will Eisner and the American Graphic Novel". From Sunday February 28th until Saturday March 6th, will host a series of articles dedicated to the work of Will Eisner, one of the most important and inspiring creators".


Savannah College of Art and Design Will Eisner Week Poster 2010

Will Eisner Week 2010

Will Eisner Week will take place from February 28th to March 6th, 2010.  

Join us in an ongoing celebration promoting graphic novel literacy, free speech awareness, and the legacy of Will Eisner.

This is the second annual celebration of Will Eisner's contribution to comics and American culture and is offered as a springboard to advance education of comics and graphic novels in all communities around the world. 

This year's theme is The Reading Revolution: Will Eisner and the American Graphic Novel.

Public events are currently being planned during Will Eisner Week including venues at The Minneapolis College of Art & Design, The Savannah College of Art and Design, and by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund in New York City.  If your organization is interested in participating or receiving information please e-mail the website administrator or post in the Forum under the Will Eisner Week topic. 

In addition to events, a variety of academic papers and group activity assignments are being generously donated by comic educators and will be available on this site. Our wish is that these materials will inspire you to have your own events in your community. Ideas include events held at schools, libraries, and book groups. 

Will Eisner Week is a collaborative project of The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, The Will & Ann Eisner Family Foundation, and a variety of Comic Institutions.  Will Eisner Week is chaired by Assistant Professor Barbara Schulz from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design assisted by the Will Eisner Week organizing committee. 

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