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CARTOON ART MUSEUM’S THIRD THURSDAY PRESENTS: GENE HAMM’S HELL TOUPEE

Thursday, July 17, 5:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public Put on your favorite wig and join the Cartoon Art Museum in welcoming Gene Hamm and his graphic novel Hell Toupee. July’s Third Thursday will be a celebration of the monstrous and weird. Come out to meet Gene Hamm, as he reads his graphic novel.  Dress [...]

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Cartoon Art Museum’s Third Thursday presents: Steampunk ABCs with Karen Luk

Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 5:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public Join the Cartoon Art Museum as we host Karen Luk, author and illustrator of Steampunk ABCs for a brief presentation.  In the spirit of Luk’s book, the Museum encourages guests to dress in steampunk attire, take photos in front of our custom backdrop, [...]

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October Cartoonist in Residence: Diego Marcial Rios

DIVAS, DAMES AND DAREDEVILS with Mike Madrid

Cartoon Art Museum’s Third Thursday presents: DIVAS, DAMES AND DAREDEVILS with Mike Madrid Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm (Free and open to the public) Mike Madrid, author of The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines, will be launching his new book, Divas, Dames & Daredevils. This event [...]

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Ted Slampyak: The Jazz Age, Little Orphan Annie

Meet cartoonist Ted Slampyak as he signs copies of his graphic novels The Jazz Age and Savage on Thursday, August 15 from 3-5pm at the Cartoon Art Museum bookstore!  For more information about Slampyak, please visit his website, http://www.storytellersworkshop.com/  Slampyak was also the final artist on the Little Orphan Annie newspaper comic strip, and the [...]

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The Last Unicorn: Screening and Birthday Celebration

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm With a VIP evening reception at the Cartoon Art Museum 6:00pm to 8:00pm The Cartoon Art Museum and The Castro Theatre are proud to host the premiere screening of Peter S. Beagle's nationwide theatrical re-release tour for The Last Unicorn—and his 74th birthday celebration! Throw on your [...]

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Lucy Knisley presents Relish

Sunday, April 14, 2013, 12:00-2:00pm Free and open to the public                                   The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes cartoonist Lucy Knisley on Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 12:00-2:00pm for a discussion and booksigning of her latest release, Relish, published by [...]

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Thien Pham presents SUMO

Saturday, January 19, 2013, 1-3pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes cartoonist Thien Pham on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 1:00-3:00pm for a discussion and booksigning of his latest release, SUMO, published by First Second Books.  This event is free and open to the public. About the artist: Thien Pham [...]

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Cartoon Art Museum 25 to 40% off – Pre-Holiday Sale!

 The Cartoon Art Museum is having a Pre-Holiday Sale the week before Christmas, Sunday, December 16th through Sunday, December 23rd, from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Almost everything in the store will be 25 to 40% off (some restrictions apply). The sale includes 25% off almost all merchandise in the store, including autographed books, graphic [...]

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MARBLES: A Booksigning and Presentation with Ellen Forney

Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm Free and open to the public   The Cartoon Art Museum proudly welcomes cartoonist Ellen Forney on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 7:00-9:00pm as she discusses and signs copies of her latest graphic novel, Marbles.  This event is free and open to the public. About Ellen Forney: Cartoonist Ellen Forney [...]

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Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth: An Evening with Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes

Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 7:00-9:00pm.  This event is free and open to the public.   The Cartoon Art Museum proudly welcomes author Emily Haynes and award-winning animator and Pixar storyboard artist Sanjay Patel on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 7:00-9:00pm as they discuss their new children’s book, Ganesha’s Sweet Tooth.  This event is free [...]

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Steve Lafler presents Bughouse

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Steve Lafler on Wednesday, July 25 at 7:00pm as he and CO2 present Ménage a Bughouse, a 400-page volume collecting Lafler's trilogy of Bughouse graphic novels, Bughouse, Baja and Scalawag, previously released on the Top Shelf imprint.  Lafler will [...]

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Celebrating 35 Years of Star Wars Comic Books: An Evening with Howard Chaykin and Steve Leialoha

Sponsored by The Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm $7 General Public; Two-for-one admission for Cartoon Art Museum members A long time ago, in a galaxy not so far away, LucasFilm contacted Marvel Comics and licensed an official comic book adaptation of their soon-to-be-released film Star Wars. Writer Roy Thomas, penciler Howard [...]

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Darth Vader and Son

stress essay Exhibition:  April 28 – August 5, 2012 Presentation and booksigning with Jeffrey Brown: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm What if Darth Vader actively raised his son? What if “I am your father” was just a stern admonishment from an annoyed dad? In this hilarious and sweet comic reimagining, Darth Vader is a dad [...]

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Zombies Need Love Too: An evening with Lío creator Mark Tatulli

Presented by the St. Regis Hotel Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm $5 General Public, Two-for-one admission for Cartoon Art Museum Members The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Mark Tatulli, creator of Lío and Heart of the City for a behind-the-scenes look at his award-winning comic strips on Tuesday, April 24 from 7:00-9:00pm.  This special presentation looks [...]

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Leela Corman presents Unterzakhn

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes cartoonist Leela Corman on Thursday, April 12 from 7:00-9:00pm for a discussion and booksigning of her latest release, Unterzakhn, published by Schocken Books/Pantheon.  This event is free and open to the public. About the artist: Leela Corman studied painting, [...]

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An Edward Gorey Birthday Party!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 6:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public World renowned author and artist Edward Gorey (1925-2000) was born on February 22, 1925.  In celebration of the anniversary of his birth, the Cartoon Art Museum Bookstore will host a special evening of Gorey-themed entertainment.  Cakes and refreshments will be provided, and visitors will [...]

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The Silence of Our Friends: The Civil Rights Struggle Was Never Black and White

Sunday, February 12, 2012, 1:00-3:00pm cheap solar panels Free and open to the public Written by Mark Long and Jim Demonakos; Illustrated by Nate Powell San Francisco, CA: The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes authors Mark Long and Jim Demonakos and artist Nate Powell as they discuss The Silence of Our Friends, their graphic novel chronicling [...]

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Keith Knight and Stephan Pastis in conversation

Black and White and Read All Over: leapard 10.5 Keith Knight and Stephan Pastis in conversation Cartoon Art Museum Event: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 7:15-9:00pm $5 Suggested Donation The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Keith Knight, creator of The Knight Life, and Stephan Pastis, creator of Pearls Before Swine, for a discussion of their comics and [...]

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Eric Shanower’s Road To Oz

microsoft office standard 2007 Cartoon Art Museum event:  Thursday, January 19, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm $5 Suggested Donation San Francisco, CA: Travel down the Yellow Brick Road with award-winning cartoonist Eric Shanower as he presents words and images from his many Oz projects through the years. Laugh as Shanower discloses his childhood efforts to channel the magic [...]

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Lily Renée, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer

Presentation and booksigning with Trina Robbins download mac os 10.8. Cartoon Art Museum event:  Thursday, January 26, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes writer and herstorian Trina Robbins as she discusses her latest graphic novel, Lily Renée, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer on Thursday, [...]

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Tarpe Mills and Miss Fury

Presentation and booksigning with Trina Robbins Thursday, November 17, 7:00-9:00pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes writer and herstorian Trina Robbins as she discusses her latest book, Tarpe Mills and Miss Fury on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 7:00-9:00pm.  This historic volume, published under IDW’s Library of American Comics imprint, [...]

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

November 12, 2011 – April 15, 2012 Programming to be announced We’re off to see the Wizard! The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with an exhibition featuring vintage newspaper tearsheets and original artwork spanning over 100 years of classic comics. At the dawn of the 20th century,  L. Frank Baum created [...]

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Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer

Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 3pm to 5pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum hosts renowned author Peter F. Neumeyer on Saturday, October 15, 2011 as he discusses his new book, Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey and Peter F. Neumeyer. Gorey and Neumeyer collaborated on three children’s books, but [...]

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A NIGHT OF REJECTION with New Yorker cartoonists Diffee, Dernavich and Kanin

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011, 7:00–9:00PM The Cartoon Art Museum is proud to present A Night of Rejection with New Yorker Cartoonists Diffee, Dernavich and Kanin on Tuesday, September 20th, from 7:00-9:00pm. To celebrate the release of the New Yorker’s upcoming Rejection Collection book, the museum welcomes cartoonists Drew Dernavich, Matthew Diffee, and Zachary Kanin for [...]

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Craig Thompson Presents Habibi

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 7:00-9:00pm $5 event admission; refunded with purchase of Habibi graphic novel The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes award-winning cartoonist Craig Thompson for a special presentation celebrating the release of his greatly anticipated new graphic novel, Habibi. This event takes place at the Cartoon Art Museum on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.  Tickets for [...]

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Last Stop: Troubletown

September 17, 2011 – February 5, 2012 mac antivirus software HELD OVER BY POPULAR DEMAND! For over 22 years, cartoonist Lloyd Dangle entertained, educated, and occasionally outraged audiences worldwide through his weekly comic strip Troubletown. Dangle retired the feature in April 2011, and the Cartoon Art Museum is pleased to present Last Stop: Troubletown, a [...]

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Level Up Cartooning Workshop with Gene Luen Yang & Thien Pham

Saturday, June 25, 2011, 1:00pm-3:00pm Free with paid admission to the Cartoon Art Museum The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes cartoonists Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham for a cartooning workshop on Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 1pm to 3pm as they celebrate the release of Level Up, their new graphic novel published by First Second. [...]

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King of RPGs Launch Party!

Saturday, June 4, 2011, 5:30-7:30pm Free and open to the public PARTY WITH KING OF RPGS AT THE CARTOON ART MUSEUM! Announcing Volume 2 of the New York Times Bestselling Graphic Novel Series from Del Rey Join the author and artist of King of RPGs, the bestselling Del Rey graphic novel series, at the Cartoon [...]

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An Evening with Monte Schulz: Peanuts and Prose

Thursday, June 2, 2011, 7:00-9:00pm

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The Art of Howl: May 14 – September 11, 2011

Howl – Reading Ginsberg event: Thursday, July 14, 2011 7pm to 10pm Free and open to the public Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's film, Howl, produced by Werc Werk Works, opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring James Franco as the beat poet Allen Ginsberg, the film took an experimental approach to documenting the creation [...]

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Pearls Before Swine: An Evening with Stephan Pastis

Saturday, March 19, 2011, 6:00-8:00pm $5 General Public, Free for Cartoon Art Museum Members JUST ADDED:  BOOK SIGNING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC STARTING AT 7:15pm The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Stephan Pastis, creator of Pearls Before Swine for a behind-the-scenes look at the award-winning comic strip on Saturday, March 19, 2011, from 6:00-8:00pm.  This event [...]

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From Bloom County to Mars exhibition catalog

The Cartoon Art Museum presents From Bloom County to Mars: The Imagination of Berkeley Breathed, an exhibition of original artwork featuring one of the most popular cartoonists of the past quarter-century! To commemorate this exhibition, the Cartoon Art Museum, in conjunction with IDW, publisher of Breathed's Bloom County: The Complete Collection, will publish a limited [...]

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Aaron Renier and Jason Shiga present The Unsinkable Walker Bean and Meanwhile

how to increase penis size A presentation and booksigning with Aaron Renier and Jason Shiga Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7:00-9:00pm $5 Suggested donation The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes celebrated cartoonists Aaron Renier and Jason Shiga on Thursday, February 17, 2011 as Renier celebrates the release of his new book, The Unsinkable Walker Bean, published by [...]

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Ghoulish Gathering Sunday October 24, 2010

Time: 1pm to 4pm Place: Guests in the Museum Lobby and Tarot Art Jam in the Museum. Join us for a day of comics, cartoons, haunted house memories, tarot readings and chance to help us design our own deck, spooky toys and creepy art don’t miss this or it will haunt you all year! The [...]

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The Anti-American Manifesto Presentation with Ted Rall

cigar world Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 7pm to 9pm $5 Suggested donation San Francisco, CA: Visit the Cartoon Art Museum on Tuesday, October 19th at 7pm for a presentation and book-signing by nationally syndicated political cartoonist Ted Rall.  Rall will talk about his new book, The Anti-American Manifesto, a new manifesto for an America heading [...]

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Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz

Discussion and booksigning Saturday, October 9 2010, 1:00-3:00pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Beverly Gherman as she discusses and signs copies of her new book Sparky:  The Life and Art of Charles Schulz. Her all-ages biography presents an insightful look into the life and career of one of the [...]

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Dave Cooper Gets Bent

spy mobile talk A talk and booksigning with Dave Cooper Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 7:00-9:00pm $5 Suggested donation The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Dave Cooper on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 as he celebrates the release of his new book, Bent, published by Fantagraphics Books.  Please join Cooper at 7:00pm for a [...]

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Now See This – SFZF x CAM Comics Reading

Friday, September 3, 2010, from 7pm to 9pm $5 Suggested Donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) The Cartoon Art Museum and San Francisco Zine Fest are proud to present Now See This, a live, multi-media comics reading at the Cartoon Art Museum on Friday, September 3,  from 7pm to 9pm. This event will kick-off the Zine Fest [...]

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Storytime! Opening Reception

Tuesday, August 24, 7:00-9:00pm treatment for kidney disease Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum will host a reception for its latest exhibition, Storytime! Graphic Novels for Kids of All Ages, on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, from 7:00-9:00pm.  Special guests include Lark Pien, creator of Long Tail Kitty and Mr. Elephanter, Larry [...]

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Girls Drawin Girls Sketching and signing at the Cartoon Art Museum

Cartoon Art Museum Bookstore Event: the kidney disease solution Saturday, August 28 2010, 2:00-5:00pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Girls Drawin Girls, the renowned artist collective, to its bookstore for a special event on Saturday, August 28, from 2:00 to 5:00pm. Visitors will have the opportunity to watch the [...]

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THE SYLVIA CHRONICLES

A special presentation and booksigning by Nicole Hollander Thursday, August 19, 2010, 7:00-9:00pm $5 Suggested donation The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Nicole Hollander, creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip Sylvia for a special presentation and booksigning on Thursday, August 19, from 7:00-9:00pm. Since drawing her first Sylvia strip in 1979, the nationally syndicated cartoonist [...]

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How A Cartoonist’s Brain Works With Political Cartoonist Rob Rogers

Thursday, June 24, 7:00-9:00pm $5 Suggested donation The.Cartoon Art Museum welcomes nationally syndicated political cartoonist Rob Rogers as he brings his dynamic presentation How a Cartoonist’s Brain Works to San Francisco on Thursday, June 24. Rogers's interactive combination of live drawing and a cartoon slide presentation takes the audience behind the curtain of his creative [...]

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Cartoon Story-telling with Joe Wos

Saturday, June 12, 2010, 12:30pm Watch drawings come to life, and learn how to create your own, as Joe Wos presents his original blend of storytelling and live cartoon illustration, an unforgettable and entertaining experience that children and adults of all ages will enjoy.  Wos will perform his stories at the Cartoon Art Museum on [...]

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Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist

Batman: Yesterday and Tomorrow: Chip Kidd presents Bat-Manga! A Secret Look at the Secret History of Batman in Japan

Thursday, June 17, 7:00-9:00pm $5 Suggested donation Co-Presented by the Cartoon Art Museum and the Japan Society of Northern California Accommodations for Chip Kidd provided byThe Galleria Park Hotel, a Joie de Vivre Hotel The Cartoon Art Museum and the Japan Society of Northern California welcome award-winning author and book designer Chip Kidd on Thursday, [...]

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The Allure of Hayao Miyazaki Slide lecture with authors Frederik L. Schodt and Beth Cary

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 7pm to 9pm $5 suggested donation Sponsored by the Cartoon Art Museum and the Japan Society of Northern California If you have been thrilled by the images and touched by the heartwarming stories of Hayao Miyazaki’s animations, you may count yourself among the vast numbers of fans of this revered filmmaker. [...]

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Batman writer Steve Englehart celebrates the release of his new novel, The Long Man

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 7pm  to 9pm android spyware $5 sugested donation The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes the critically-acclaimed comic book writer and author Steve Englehart for a discussion of his writing career and a booksigning on Wednesday, April 14 2010, from 7pm to 9pm.  Englehart and artists Marshall Rogers and Terry Austin collaborated on [...]

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A Bubble C: A Booksigning with Jim Hummel

write my college essay Saturday, February 20th, 2010 from 2pm to 4pm Free and open to the public (San Francisco, CA)  Visit the Cartoon Art Museum bookstore on Saturday, February 20, 2010 as we host San Jose-based illustrator Jim Hummel.  Hummel will be signing copies of his new book A Bubble C, a children’s book [...]

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PvP @ CAM: Thursday, February 11, 2010

Presentation and booksigning with Scott Kurtz Cartoon Art Museum Event: Thursday, February 11, 2010, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm $5 suggested donation The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Scott Kurtz, creator of the popular webcomic PvP: Player vs. Player from 7:00 to 9:00pm on Thursday, February 11 for a special presentation on the business of webcomics.  Kurtz [...]

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