A major retrospective of work by underground cartoonist Kim Deitch opens at New York’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art on September 9th. There will be an opening reception on Friday September 12th from 6 — 9 pm. The exhibit will display original comics pages and other work covering the artist’s entire career to date, beginning with full-page comic strips drawn for the East Village Other in the sixties up to recent graphic novels including The Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Alias the Cat, Shadowland, and Deitch’s Pictorama. The Museum will also host a series of talks and events related to the exhibit.
MoCCA is located at 594 Broadway, Suite 401, between Houston and Prince. It is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 12 — 5 pm, Sundays 12 — 3 pm. The opening reception is free and open to the public. For more information visit the MoCCA website. The Deitch exhibit will run through December 5th.