Hero, Villain, Yeti opens on Friday, December 9th at the Rubin Museum. The exhibit is an extensive collection of comics related to Tibet, with characters as diverse as Mickey Mouse, Buddha, and Tomb Raider Lara Croft. The collection includes more than fifty international comic books dated from the 1940s to present day. Tibet is explored as both a historical, political setting and a fantasy land. In addition to those on display, dozens of comics are available for reading.
See the Rubin website for gallery hours and admission prices.
Gallery admission is free every Friday from 6 – 10 p.m.
There is a members-only preview night for the exhibit on Thursday, December 8th, featuring remarks from chief curator Jan Van Alphen and an illustrated keytalk by exhibition curator Martin Brauen. The preview night begins at 6 p.m. and tickets are available to members of the museum on a first come, first served basis.