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Please join us for an upcoming Artist’s Talk:
Christopher Sperandio, “Teaching Comics Making: The Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop”
Willis Library, 250H, Monday, November 13, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 

This talk is free and open to the public.

Christopher Sperandio an associate professor at Rice University in Houston, will talk about comics making and comics research. In 2015, Sperandio established the Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop, a hybrid research/study/production space dedicated to comics. Sperandio’s new book, THIS YEAR IS NEXT YEAR’S LAST YEAR, has just been published by kuš! a leading alternative publisher based in Riga, Latvia.
Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop logo. A black cat reading a yellow newspaper.
Rice University Comic Art Teaching & Study Workshop (
CATS (Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop) is a research space and annex classroom for the studio art area based in the Department of Art at Rice University. It’s a repository for original comic art and books that are available to students, faculty and guests of the Department of Art.CATS has over 2,400 pieces of original comic art from Mexico dating from the mid-1960s through the mid-1970s. These works were featured in a traveling exhibition entitled Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s which was held in Berlin, Houston and Chicago.
This event is sponsored by the UNT Libraries and Comics Studies@UNT–a diverse collaborative of faculty, staff, students, creators, and comics fans in the UNT community.
We will stream the event on Zoom as well.
"An Eye for an Eye Makes the Whole World..." with an image below of two eyes, one of which has been plucked out."Gas Mask" by Chris Sperandio. A World War I era soldier with a helmet and gas mask says, "What climate change?""Rescue Party" by Chris Sperandio. A man crawling towards a hole in the ice speaking ot a man who has fallen through and says, "I'm send you thoughts and, um...half a prayer!"
All images by Chris Sperandio.
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