Michael Tisserand on “Birth of the Krazy: The Early Days of George Herriman and Krazy Kat.”
George Herriman’s biographer Michael Tisserand revisits the years when boxing, funny animals, and the one cartoonist’s genius produced comics’ most enigmatic character.
Michael Tisserand‘s biography of George Herriman, Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White will be published by Harper Collins in December, 2016. His previous books include The Kingdom of Zydeco and the Hurricane Katrina memoir Sugarcane Academy. He lives in New Orleans.
The 173rd meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7pm at Parsons School of Design, The New School, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby).
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