Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Thursday, February 29

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On May 18-20 the University of Chicago will be hosting Comics: Philosophy and Practice, a three day examination of the past and future forms of the graphic novel. Speakers scheduled to appear include cartoonists Art Spiegelman, Robert Crumb, Joe Sacco, Phoebe Gloeckner, Charles Burns, Seth, Ivan Brunetti, Lynda Barry, Gary Panter, Ben Katchor, Alison Bechdel, Chris Ware, Carol Tyler, Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Justin Green. Registration is free and open to the public.

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