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Discussion: The Complete Wimmen’s Comix At Green Apple Books on the Park (April 12)

wimminslipcaseLast September, Fantagraphics released the 728-page The Complete Wimmen’s Comix  collecting all of the issues of the all-women comics anthology, Wimmen’s Comix. The Wimmen’s Comix Collective was founded in San Francisco and began publishing issues in 1972 to add the poorly represented voice of women underground comix revolution. The anthology series ran for two decades and acted as an important launching pad for many comics creators. Over the 20 years of Wimmin’s Comix contributors included  Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Penny Van Horn, Carol Tyler, M.K. Brown, Diane Noomin, Phoebe Gloeckner, Leslie Sternbergh, Dori Seda, Mary Fleener, Trina Roberts, and many more.

On April 12, Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 9th Avenue in San Francisco, will be hosting a discussion about the history and influence of Wimmen’s Comix. Panelists include Trina Robbins, Sharon Rudahl, Lee Marrs, Caryn Leschen, and Kay Rudin. The talk starts at 7:30 p.m.

Signing: Dame Darcy at Vacation and Escapist Comics

Panel from Dame Darcy's "Meat Cake"Dame Darcy will be returning to the Bay Area this month for two events showcasing her new book Handbook for Hot Witches and her long running Fantagraphic’s title Meat Cake. Her first stop will be in the West Bay at vintage clothing shop and art gallery, Vacation. Her illustrations will be featured in Vacation’s gallery space for the entire month with a kick-off reception on September 6 at 7 p.m. The reception will feature music from DD and the Bronze and she’ll additionally be drawing illustrations in all purchased books.

On September 15 she’ll be in the East Bay for a 5 p.m. signing at Escapist Comics on Telegraph.

In addition to Meat Space, Dame Darcy has published a number of graphic novels including Frightful Fairytales, The Illustrated Jane Eyre, Dollerium, and Gasoline. Many of those titles will be available at Escapist.

Escapist Comics
3090 Claremont Ave.
Berkeley, CA
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651 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
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Wed – Sun: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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