Tonight is the opening reception of She Draws Comics at MoCCA (Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art). The exhibit will celebrate a century of women cartoonists, the opening reception features curator Trina Robbins.
Featuring over 50 artists and 100 artworks, it's the largest retrospective of women’s work in comic and cartoon. From turn-of-the-century cartoons to the 1940's comic "Brenda Starr: Reporter" to the Campbell Soup Kids to 1970's women superhero artists and graphic novelists - the show will portray the importance and influence women have had in this medium. Dale Messick, at right, created the Brenda Starr comic and her work was the first of a female artist to get a syndicated comic strip, she moved to New York in 1934 to start her career.
Related: The New York City Comic Book Museum interviewed Trina Robbins.
Who knew there were so many comic museums in this city?!
Now through November 6th // Opening Reception Tonight at 7pm // MoCCA [594 Broadway] // $15 reception, $3 exhibit