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SHELTON, SPAIN & SPIEGELMAN:
UP FROM THE UNDERGROUND



Three of the greatest members of the US underground comix movement recall the heady daze of their 60s debuts, their cartooning careers and their latest releases: Not Quite Dead by Gilbert Shelton, creator of the Freak Brothers; a strip biography of Che Guevara by Spain, inventor of Trashman; and Breakdowns by Art Spiegelman.

Supported by Knockabout Comics, Verso & Penguin Books.

Tickets: £10, £9 concs, £8 members
Where: Theatre, ICA, The Mall, London
When: Sunday, November 23, 2008 - 7.30 to 9pm

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"....plenty of food for thought in terms of fresh reading material ideas..."
Euan Gillespie

"...a very special conversation between two incredible artists."
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"5 Stars... a superb exhibition."
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"I was about to fall off my chair from overstimulation."
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"Gives the comic form the cultural representation the UK doesn't normally see."
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"This event showcased some of the great variety of manga art styles and artists working across languages, continents and cultures in the world today."
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