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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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