The book Dave Eggers hails as “one of the best-ever examples of comics reportage, and one of the clearest portraits of post-Katrina New Orleans yet published,” and Cornel West calls “intimate and yet seismic in its scope” is going on tour. Tell your friends and come on out. (Times and dates subject to change.)
A.D. PAPERBACK TOUR 2010
Saturday, August 28: In-store signing, art show, and party, with appearances by A.D.’s characters. Crescent City Comics, 4916 Freret Street., New Orleans, LA. 6–9 p.m.
Sunday, September 12: Brooklyn Book Festival. I’ll be part of the panel “The International Graphic Novel: Behind the Scenes or Drawing from Life” — Four graphic novelists whose work takes on “big themes” talk about the on-the-ground research and background work they have done in preparation for creating their books. With Jessica Abel and Nick Abadzis. Moderated by Matt Madden. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, NY. 2 p.m.