What better way to ease the nerves of going back to school than to read some comic book stories…about school! Take a look at some of these classic school moments from the comic book collections of the Library of Congress.
This year’s National Book Festival will take place on August 12, 2023, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Find out more about the Library’s presentations on our comic book and newspaper collections at the Library of Congress Pavilion, and take a look at some of the incredible authors and artists who will be speaking at the Festival!
The following is an interview conducted by Sara W. Duke, Curator, Popular & Applied Graphic Art, in the Prints & Photographs Division of the Library of Congress with award-winning, Dutch author and artist Aimée de Jongh. Ms. de Jongh will be the speaker for the Library’s 8th Annual Small Press Expo (SPX) Author Series, September …
Did you know the Library of Congress has the largest public collection of comic books in the nation? Read how the preservation staff at the Library work to examine and preserve these amazing works of art and pop culture.
This weekend will bring an exciting 10-day, extended National Book Festival, as well as the 2021 Small Press Expo. Learn about these events and the many exciting comics presentations from the Library in the past.
From falling furniture to forest fires, the U.S. government works to get information to citizens on the best ways to be safe and prepared. But in a society with overwhelming amounts of media, how do you get information to the people who need it most? You make it go viral.
Comic books and graphic novels can be a great way to get kids, and people of all ages, reading. Children's comics, illustrated classic stories, and historical works can be engaging and educational. Here are a few from our collections!
With one of the biggest comic book collections in the world, we take our role of preserving comics seriously. But we also know that comic books are seriously fun to read! Which is why we are now trying to make our collections more accessible.