with Carol Dembicki
Enjoy Washington, D.C., history? What about stories off the beaten path? What if they are in a comics format? Join local comics creator Matt Dembicki in a discussion about his recent comics anthology District Comics: An Unconventional History About Washington, D.C., which made the Washington Post’s best books of 2012 list. Participants will also try their hand at making their own comic!
Matt Dembicki is a cartoonist in the Washington, D.C., area. He most recent works include Xoc: The Journey of a Great White (Oni Press) and Mr. Big: A Tale of Pond Life (Sky Pony Press). He has edited and contributed to the comics anthologies District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, D.C. (Fulcrum Publishing), which was named to the Washington Post’s list of best books of 2012, and the Eisner Award-nominated and Aesop Prizing-winning Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection. He is also co-founder of the D.C. Conspiracy, a comics creators collaborative in Greater Washington that publishes the free, semi-annual comics newspaper Magic Bullet. Matt regularly holds workshops on comics both locally in schools and libraries, as well at national venues, such as universities and conferences, including the annual American Library Association conference.
This is just one of many activities at this year’s RG – return to the program page to read more about other confirmed speakers and events!