Gene Luen Yang and Pornsak Pichetshote Write Heroes in APA History Comics

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Gene Luen Yang and Pornsak Pichetshote Write Heroes in APA History Comics

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Free

[THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT]

Looking back at APA History in 1940’s , the Exclusion Laws, racism and the KKK has graphically come alive with comic artists and writers Gene Luen Yang and Pornsak Pichetshote’s new graphic novels. Pichetshote’s The Good Asian and Yang’s Shadow Hero and Superman Smashes the Klan have been treasures to comic lovers searching for adventure, heroism, and POW! while learning about Asian American history.

Please note the live author talk may be subject to changes due to covid-19 regulations. The show will then be broadcasted online with notices sent to ticket holders before Oct. 9th.

Buy authors’ books at Eastwind Books of Berkeley. If you can’t come to the book signing Oct.9th, you can include in your book order any requests for personalized autographs. Your books will then be held for your shipping or pickup until autographed on Oct. 9th at your request.

Sponsored by Eastwind Books of Berkeley and Oakland Asian Cultural Center.

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Venue

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St. #290
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
Phone:
5106370455
Website:
oacc.cc

Organizers

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Chitresh Das Institute