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JAN 13-16, 2021

THE SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE

Black Comic

Book Festival

The Virtual Edition

Comic book fans of all ages: get ready for the ninth annual Schomburg Black Comic Book Festival, the virtual edition!

 

Each year, the Schomburg Center’s Black Comic Book Festival brings creators, illustrators, writers, and independent publishers together with thousands of collectors, blerds, and nerds for two days of programming and activities. The highly-anticipated community event includes interactive panel discussions, a vendor marketplace featuring exclusive titles by Black creators, a cosplay show, and more.

 

Black Comic Book Festival participants are encouraged to wear their favorite cosplay costumes and to register for the annual cosplay show (details TBA).

The Schomburg Center 's Black Comic Book Festival receives support from the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation.

JAN 13-16

2021

#SCHOMCOM2021

 

2021 Schedule

This year's virtual lineup includes a tribute to Chadwick Boseman, a workshop with Tim Fielder and his upcoming release INFINITUM, and launch event for Megascope with John Jennings, and more...   

 
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Exhibitors Showcase

Stop by the virtual Exhibitors Showcase featuring the work of some of our most celebrated creatives on the comic book scene.

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CosPlay Showcase

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Check out the 2021 submissions for the Schomburg Black Comic Book Festival Cosplay Showcase,

 

COSPLAY

Showcase

Photos by APM Emmanuel Mensah Agbeble

New Accessions | Black Comix

Join us for a close-up look at some of our newest acquisitions. Rhonda Evans of the Schomburg Center shares three remarkable independently-published comic books by Black creators: Is'Nana The Were-Spider, by Greg Anderson Elysée; Wash Day, by Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith; and Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer, by David Crownson. Also: Evans talks to Crownson about his work, and shows him some historical comics from the Schomburg Center. Produced and directed by Charles Cuykendall Carter.

#SCHOMCOM2021

 

515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd)

New York, NY, 10037

www.SchomburgCenter.org

SchomburgEd@nypl.org

SCHOMCOM2021 art by Tim Fielder

The Schomburg Center Black Comic Book Festival is generously sponsored by the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation

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