comic with speech bubble over man scratching head in foreground and two men hugging in background
Dec. 6, 2019 - March 1, 2020
Cuban Comics in the Castro Era
All-day event
Benson Latin American Collection

Selections from the Caridad Blanco Collection of Cuban Comic Books will be on view in the main reading room of the Benson Collection in an engaging and informative exhibition curated by Digital Repository Specialist Gilbert Borrego.The exhibit examines the art and history of Cuban comics after the successful 1959 revolution, highlighting the creators, characters, heroes, and anti-heroes of Cuba. It also touches on the triumphs and failures of the publishing industry and how Cuban artists today struggle to keep the genre alive. Learn more in this Tex Libris post.

Event Category