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NY: Songy of Paradise: Gary Panter and Dash Shaw

November 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

The cartoonists Gary Panter and Dash Shaw discuss Panter’s new graphic novel, Songy of Paradise—a reimagining of Milton’s Paradise Regained, with a hillbilly (Songy) in place of Jesus. 

Gary Panter’s books include the comprehensive monograph Gary Panter, and the graphic novels Jimbo in PurgatoryJimbo’s InfernoJimbo: Adventures in Paradise, and Cola Madness. Panter won three Emmy Awards for his production design on Pee-wee’s Playhouse, as well as the 2000 Chrysler Award for Design Excellence. He worked on Songy of Paradise as a Cullman Center Fellow in 2012-2013.

Dash Shaw is a cartoonist and animator whose books include Cosplayers, New School, Doctors, and BodyWorld. He wrote and directed the 2017 independent animated feature My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea. As a Fellow at the Cullman Center in 2014-15, Shaw worked on his forthcoming graphic novel about a Quaker soldier in the Civil War, Discipline.


November 1, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum
476 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
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(917) 275-6975