Carousel @ The City Reliquary, May 12, 2022

Carousel: Comics Performances returns with an outdoor, in-person show atThe City Reliquary!

Live readings and projections of graphic novels, cartoons, and more from a wide range of authors and artists.

Todd Alcott
Julia Alekseyeva
Maria Hoey
Michael Kupperman
Jeremy Nguyen
Sanika Phawde 

Hosted by R. Sikoryak

The show will be followed by a book signing.

This is an all-vaccinated event. 

At The City Reliquary
370 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Thursday, May 12, 2022

Times: 7:30pm door   8:00pm show  
Tickets: $10 Pre-Sale and $12 Day-Of

Todd Alcott was a screenwriter for many years, and now works as a graphic artist. He has designed and published a tarot deck, The Pulp Tarot, and has a new book titled Ephemera: The Cultural Mashups of Todd Alcott. He is now working on a “graphic memoir” of his life with his abusive father. Instagram: @toddalcott

Dr. Julia Alekseyeva is an assistant professor at UPenn and the author-illustrator of the award-winning Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution(Microcosm, 2017). She publishes graphic essays on themes as varied as philosopher Walter Benjamin, the George Floyd protests, Jews with Christmas trees, 1968 protest movements, and Russian formalism in Jewish Currents, The Nib, World Literature Today, Lilith, The Paper Brigade, and elsewhere.

Maria Hoey along with her brother Peter create the Eisner-nominated comic series, Coin-Op. Their first graphic novel, Animal Stories, a 6-story collection of inter-connected stories about animals and people, was published by Top Shelf Productions in March, 2022.

Michael Kupperman is an award-winning artist and writer whose work has appeared in outlets such as The New Yorker, Fortune, The New York Times, Nickelodeon Magazine, Forbes, Playboy, Heavy Metal, McSweeney’s, DC, Marvel, Vice, Saturday Night Live, Adult Swim, Comedy Central, and five of his own books. His most recent was All the Answers, published in 2018 by Simon & Schuster. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Muire and son Ulysses.

Jeremy Nguyen is cartoonist and illustrator, whose cartoons appear regularly in The New Yorker magazine.

Sanika Phawde is an illustrator, cartoonist and reportage artist based in Jersey City. Sanika makes comics to process her life and document instances of emotional connection, and conversations people have over meals.






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