The SVA Library and the National Cartoonists Society present a panel discussion on the influence of pioneering comics artist and longtime SVA faculty member Will Eisner. The event is part of Will Eisner Week, a worldwise series of events celebrating comics, graphic novels and the legacy of the comics visionary. Panelists include Al Nickerson, comic book writer and artist, Joey Cavalieri (BFA 1979 Media Arts), writer, DC Comics senior editor and BFA Cartooning faculty member; John Holmstrom, cartoonist and founder of Punk magazine; Paul Levitz, writer, former president of DC Comics and author of Will Eisner: Champion of the Graphic Novel; and Joe Quesada (BFA 1984 Media Arts), illustrator and former editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. The discussion will be moderated by Ed Steckley, Reuben Award-winning illustrator and president of the National Cartoonists Society, Manhattan chapter.
WHEN: Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:30 – 9:00pm
WHERE: SVA Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor, New York, NY
FREE and open to the public