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Manhattan: Mort Gerberg on the Scene Launch at Book Culture
January 30 @ 7:00 pm PST
01/30/2019 – 7:00pm
Join us at Book Culture on Columbus Ave as Mort Gerberg celebrates the release of his new book Mort Gerberg on the Scene on Wednesday, January 30th at 7pm!
Mort Gerberg broke into print with irreverent drawings in The Realist in the early ’60s, whose social-justice-minded—and bitingly funny—cartoons have since appeared in all major magazines, including The New Yorker, Playboy, and the Saturday Evening Post. As a reporter, he’s sketched historic scenes like the fiery Women’s Marches of the ’60s and the infamous ’68 Democratic National Convention.
Above all, Mort Gerberg is a keen political and social observer, whose curiosity, compassion, and razor-sharp wit has informed his work for over 50 years. Fantagraphics Underground is proud to present this handsome career retrospective of Gerberg’s magazine cartoons, sketchbook drawings, and on-the-scene reportage sketches.