It’s September and that means its time for comics and the Small Press Expo (SPX)! Every year the Library hosts a speaker in connection with SPX – usually accompanied by a small display and of course, a lively conversation. This year’s lecture will be a bit different than years past – as it will be …
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!
There are many clown villains, but are there clown heroes? Meet four comic book superheroes who clown around and fight crime with pranks, jokes, and laughter: the Jester, Funnyman, Slapstick, and the Jack-in-the-Box.