Graphic novels have come a long way since being introduced to the USA market by the French in the late '70s. With the explosion of the square bond black and white Manga books leading the way it appears the future growth in this industry may be drawing the Black market closer to the graphic novel. Plus women, and all folks of color.
On the evening of our opening reception, at 7pm,on Feb. 17th, we will have several sistahs respond to the innovative graphic novel, "Narcissa", created by that Black Age great, Lance Tooks. They are arts supporters, educators,and avid readers of traditional novels. Their insights, appraisals, suggestions, and appreciations of the title and the graphic novel should be entertaining and educational for all of the attendees. Admission is free for this panel and reception.