Carousel returns with comics readings and projections (plus some live music) from cartoonists, graphic novelists, and other artists.
Hosted by R. Sikoryak
The show will be followed by a book signing.
At The City Reliquary 370 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Sunday, Sept 17, 2023
Times: 7:30pm door 8:00pm show
Tickets: $10 in advance; $12 at door (Free for City Reliquary members)
Danny Fingeroth has written and edited a lot of comics, many of them featuring Spider-Man. Danny is Chair of Will Eisner Week and is a consultant to the upcoming Jewish Comics Experience, coming up in November here in New York. He’s written a biography of Stan Lee, 2019’s A Marvelous Life, and his newest book, Jack Ruby: The Many Faces of Oswald’s Assassin, is due out in November from Chicago Review Press. Instagram @danny_fingeroth
Born and raised in China, Yinfan Huang is a NY-based illustrator and cartoonist who creates joyful, whimsical work for children’s books, magazines, brands, and institutions around the world. She is the first Asian cartoonist published in The New Yorker in print without growing up in the West. She is the illustrator of the children’s book The Couch Potato and is working on her first graphic memoir, Yellow Singing Sail. yinfanhuang.com, Instagram @yinfanhuang and @infuncomic
Arielle Jovellanos is a Filipina-American freelance illustrator, comic artist, and writer. Recent works include Girl Taking Over: A Lois Lane Story (DC), Evil Thing: A Villains Graphic Novel (Disney-Hyperion), and Black Star (Abrams Megascope). She would like a cat. Instagram @joviellety
Julia Riew is a composer-lyricist and writer from Missouri. She is best known for Dive (AKA: “The Korean Disney Princess Musical”) which is currently being developed into a stage musical with Tony-Award winning director Diane Paulus and GLAAD-Award winning playwright Diana Son for the American Repertory Theater after amassing over 130k followers and 3 million likes worldwide. Instagram @juliariew
Jeffrey Lewis is best known for albums of folk and rock music, but he also makes comic books, including a self-published series called Statics, and has worked on projects with organizations such as the History Channel and The New York Times. Instagram: @jeffreylewisband
Jason Little is the author of the forthcoming Polly & Molly, a graphic novel about love, family, the space-time continuum, and genitalia. His previous books include Borb, a hilarious daily strip collection about atragically alcoholic homeless man, and Jack’s Luck Runs Out, a story set in Las Vegas and told with playing card characters. Instagram @beecomix
R. Sikoryak is a cartoonist (Constitution Illustrated, Terms and Conditions, and The Unquotable Trump) and the host of Carousel. He illustrated the comic books that appear in the new novel by Tom Hanks, The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece. www.rsikoryak.com Instagram: @rsikoryak
(Daisy Ruiz will be rescheduled in a later show!)