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Michael Tisserand @ Point Park - 7pm Friday, March 31 - FREE EVENT

Posted on 24 March 11:03 (3 days ago)

 The ToonSeum presents author/historian Michael Tisserand who will discusses his new and acclaimed biography of legendary Krazy Kat cartoonist George Herriman, A Life in Black and White.

The event will take place on March 31st at 7:00 PM at Point Park University Library, 414 Wood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. There will also be screening of several rare Krazy Kat cartoons, which date back to 1916 and are among the very earliest examples cartooning cinema.

Tisserand’s talk is co-sponsored by Point Park’s Department of Cinema Arts. It is free and open to the public.

 

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R. Sikoryak at The Toonseum - Friday, March 17!

Posted on 06 March 17:03 (20 days ago)

Please join is welcoming the inimitable imitator, R. Sikoryak to The Toonseum , located at 945 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh (15222), on Friday, March 17, from 6:00 to 8:00pm, to celebrate the release of the Drawn & Quarterly publication of iTunes Terms and Conditions (copies of which will be on sale; check out a PDF preview here).  At 7:00pm, Sikoryak will present one of his famous  Cartoon Slide Shows.  Don't miss it!

This event is a co-production of The ToonSeum and Copacetic.  

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Ronald Wimberly at Copacetic!

Posted on 07 February 16:02 (about 2 months ago)

Please join us from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, February 22 to welcome Ronald Wimberly and celebrate his latest release, Black History in Its Own Words.  Wimberly will be coming through town straight from wrapping up his Graphic Novel Residency Exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art (you still have a chance to catch it!). 

SPECIAL OFFER:  Every copy of Black History in Its Own Words purchased during the month of February (aka Black History Month) will include a complimentary copy of African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 (shown above), a collection of 71 works, chronoligically arranged from Phillis Wheatley through to Harlem Renaissance poets such as Claude McKay, Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen.  FREE  This offer will, of course, be in full effect during this event.  

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RESIST!

Posted on 13 December 20:12 (3 months ago)

Copies of RESIST!, a 40 page tabloid newspaper filled with comics and art created primarily by women and designed to foster solidarity and bolster self-confidence in the face of the incoming administration, will be available at the shop – FREE – on Friday, January 20 and Saturday, January 21, 2017.  RESIST!

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Copacetic @ Merry Mutant Holiday Sale!

Posted on 21 November 11:11 (4 months ago)

THIS Saturday, December 10, we will be participating in the Merry Mutant Holiday Sale on the upper floor (where Copacetic customers will have the advantage of being acculturated to climbing stairs) of The BrilloBox, located at 4104 Penn Ave in Garfield (15224).  Come on down (and then up)!  Also, PLEASE NOTE:  The shop will be closing at 5:00pm on this day, to enable us to head over and set up here.

We're doing our best to help everyone keep it copacetic this hoiday season.