T. Andrew Wahl: Four-Color Reality: How Comic Books and the Real World Shape Each Other, Wednesday, October 23 at 7 pm
October 23 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Since their debut in the 1930s, comic books have been a regular part of our pop-culture landscape. While often dismissed as escapist entertainment, these pulp treasures also provide a fascinating lens through which to view our nation’s past, present and potential future. Join Washington Humanities Speaker T. Andrew Wahl as he explores how everything from social movements to business concerns to changing demographics have shaped the reality seen in the pages of comics. Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library.