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BETWEEN THE PANELS 2


In My Diary (Cape), Mio Matsumoto is touchingly honest about coping with her treatment for cancer of the tongue. In Rumble Strip (Myriad), Woodrow Phoenix exposes the often fatal imbalance of power between car drivers and pedestrians. In Incognegro (DC/Vertigo), with author Mat Johnson, Warren Pleece shows how a 1930s black reporter who passes for white infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan. In Freddie & Me (Cape), Scottish-born Brooklyner Mike Dawson shows how his obsession with Queen changes and shapes his life. With original art and illustrated readings, tonight these innovators discuss their methods and motives with Paul Gravett, editor of the new Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics. More…

Tickets: £10, £9 Concessions, £8 ICA Members
Where: Nash Room, ICA, Mall, London
When: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - from 7pm


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