Twelve-Cent Archie: America’s Most Iconic Teenagers in Comics
Lecture with Bart Beaty
Monday, December 8, 5pm-7pm
@ MLC Gallery, 111 Gerrard Street East, Ground Floor
Free, RSVP Required
Comics academic Bart Beaty will speak about his discoveries on comics figure Archie at the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre, Monday, December 8, 5-7 PM. The event is free of charge and open to the general public. Refreshments will be served.
Location: MLC Gallery, 111 Gerrard Street East, Ground Floor.
Beaty’s book Twelve-Cent Archie will be published early next year by Rutger’s University Press. Bart Beaty is a professor at the University of Calgary, in the Department of English. A renowned comics scholar, he has written several books, including Fredric Wertham and Critique of Mass Culture, Unpopular Culture: Transforming the European Comic Book in the 1990s, and Comics Versus Art.
This event is hosted by the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre and sponsored by the English Department and the Faculty of Arts through a Special Events Grant.