June events at Hub Comics – Ho, Knight/Gill, CLHUB!

1 of 3! Lit Crawl Boston presents: Jannie Ho at Hub Comics

Join author/illustrator Jannie Ho (The Lost Mitten) as she illuminates the process of creating graphic novels. Bring your creativity and ‘panel vision’ as together we write and draw our very own comic strip. Sponsored by the Boston Comic Arts Foundation. Thursday, June 6th at 6pm!

2 of 3! Cartoonist Keith Knight in Conversation with Joel Christian Gill!

Then, THAT SAME EVENING, Thursday, June 6th at 7pm, it’s Cartoonist Keith Knight in Conversation with Joel Christian Gill! Knight is the creator of The K Chronicles, The Knight Life, and the new graphic novel I Was a Teenage Michael Jackson Impersonator! His life and work is the subject of the Hulu series Woke. Cartoonist and historian Joel Christian Gill is Chair of BU’s MFA in Visual Narrative, author of the memoir Fights: One Boy’s Triumph Over Violence, and illustrator of Ibram X. Kendi’s graphic novel Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.


Join us Wednesday, June 19th at 7pm for our next HUB COMICS BOOK CLHUB meeting! We’ll informally discuss both form and content regarding our pick-of-the-month, Kay Leyh‘s Eisner and Lambda Literary Award nominated book about a group of mermaids trapped on dry land, Thirsty Mermaids! — which is 10% off now ‘til BOOK CLHUB! Readers of all experience levels are welcome, although this book is mildly aimed at adults, so leave the kids at home! You don’t even have to buy a copy from Hub Comics! Admission is free, but you’ll have to bring a copy of the book with you. For questions, call or email the shop!