April 4, 2014
The Center for Cartoon Studies
and Norwich Public Library present
The CONSCIENCE of
with TOM TOMORROW
Come celebrate the release of Danziger’s new book,
THE CONSCIENCE OF A CARTOONIST, a searing account of America in the aftermath of 9/11.
Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm
Norwich Congregational Church
15 Church Street
Free and open to the public.
JEFF DANZIGER is a political cartoonist syndicated by The New York Times worldwide. Originally from Vermont, Jeff lives and works in New York. He was finalist for 1993 The Pulitzer Prize, awarded the 2006 Herblock Prize, the 2008 Thomas Nast Prize, and is a decorated Vietnam veteran. He has produced ten books of cartoons, a children’s book, The Champlain Monster, and a novel about the Vietnam war.
The latest from the lauded political cartoonist is a coffee-table collection of his post-9/11 editorial cartoons with extensive, educational commentary. The Conscience of a Cartoonist collects the lauded editorial cartoonist’s post 9/11 body of work. Danziger documents, via cartoons and extensive, educational commentary, the tragedy of that day and the politically disorganized response that followed. This coffee-table book is also his exegesis on the art of editorial cartooning. Fantagraphics will release the book on April 17!
TOM TOMORROW (A.K.A. DAN PERKINS) is the creator of the weekly political cartoon, This Modern World, which appears in approximately 80 newspapers across the U.S., and on websites such as Daily Kos, Truthout and Credo. He received the firstplace Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in 1998 and in 2003.
SPONSORED BY: Martin and Jill Butler, Peggy and Lou Kannenstine, Chris Lloyd and Vassie Sinopoulos, Bill Stetson, Carpenter and Main, Fantagraphic Books, Sterling Hill Productions, Friends of The Center for Cartoon Studies