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Danny Fingeroth On Jules Feiffer Interview (PR)
posted February 2, 2009
 

***SPECIAL REDUCED PRICE***INTERVIEW WITH JULES FEIFFER IN NEW YORK, TUES, FEBRUARY 3, 7:00 PM. NOW ONLY TEN BUCKS***

New York, January 30, 2009

From Danny Fingeroth:

***Admission AT THE DOOR ONLY for the JULES FEIFFER interview at the YIVO Institute THIS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, AT 7:00 PM has been reduced to $10.***

All you have to do is say the secret word: "Explainers"

YIVO's "Comics and the Jewish American Dream" interview series (moderated by DANNY FINGEROTH) continues TUES. FEB. 3 at 7:00 pm with:

"JULES FEIFFER: MAN OF MANY MUSES"
An intimate evening with the multitalented writer and artist.

Learn how an angst-ridden, impoverished Jewish guy from the Bronx became an acclaimed cartoonist, playwright, animator, screenwriter, novelist, and author of children's books, earning himself a Pulitzer Prize, an Obie, and an Oscar along the way. With pop culture critic and historian Danny Fingeroth. Q&A to follow.

About JULES FEIFFER:
In 1956, FEIFFER, who began his career working as an assistant to the legendary Will Eisner, creator of The Spirit and father of the modern Graphic Novel, created the eponymous, satirical cartoon strip that would run in the Village Voice for 42 years. A multitalented man who's also enjoyed success as a novelist (HARRY THE RAT WITH WOMEN), playwright (LITTLE MURDERS), and screenwriter (CARNAL KNOWLEDGE), he has in recent years turned to writing and illustrating children's books, including THE MAN IN THE CEILING. The first volume of the "Feiffer" strip compilation EXPLAINERS: THE COMPLETE VILLAGE VOICE STRIPS (1956-1966) was published by Fantagraphics in 2008.

About DANNY FINGEROTH:
Series curator and moderator DANNY FINGEROTH, a longtime writer and editor at Marvel Comics, has spoken about comics at the Smithsonian Institution and The Metropolitan Museum. He's the author of DISGUISED AS CLARK KENT: JEWS COMICS, AND THE CREATION OF THE SUPERHERO (Continuum) and THE ROUGH GUIDE TO GRAPHIC NOVELS (Penguin).

Tuesday, February 3, 7:00 pm
The YIVO Institute For Jewish Research
15 West 16th Street / New York, NY 10011

***THE REDUCED TICKET PRICE IS AVAILABLE ONLY AT THE DOOR. JUST SAY "Explainers."***

FOR ADVANCE TICKETS: Call 212-868-4444 or visit WWW.SMARTTIX.COM

FOR MORE INFO VISIT WWW.YIVO.ORG

Series Concludes With
HARVEY PEKAR: Tuesday, February 17, 7:00 P.M.