The New York Public Library chooses Ernie Pook’s Comeek as their June read!

Comic Strip Book Club: Ernie Pook's Comeek by Lynda Barry

New York Public Library    |    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library    |    May 5, 2022

Join staff at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library for an open discussion of Ernie Pook's Comeek by Lynda Barry.

About Ernie Pook's Comeek:

Lynda Barry is the inimitable creator behind the seminal comic strip that was syndicated across North America in alternative weeklies for two decades, Ernie Pook's Comeek, featuring the incomparable Marlys and Freddy.

She has written four bestselling and acclaimed creative how-to graphic novels for Drawn & Quarterly, What It Is which won the Eisner Award for Best Reality Based Graphic Novel and R.R. Donnelly Award for highest literary achievement by a Wisconsin author; Picture This; Syllabus: Notes From an Accidental Professor, and Making Comics, which received two Eisner Awards and appeared on numerous best of the year lists including the New York Times. In 2019 she received a MacArthur Genius Grant. Barry was born in Wisconsin in 1956 (from Drawn & Quarterly).

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