Carousel Featuring Nick Abadzis, Miss Lasko-Gross, Doug Skinner, M. Sweeney Lawless, Matthew Thurber & Shannon Wheeler. Hosted by R. Sikoryak

About This Show

Cartoon slide shows & other projected pictures, presented by a wide array of comic strip makers, graphic novelists and visual artists, as well as luminaries from the downtown New York theater & music worlds!

Featuring Nick Abadzis, Miss Lasko-Gross, Doug Skinner, M. Sweeney Lawless, Matthew Thurber & Shannon Wheeler

About the Artists

Nick Abadzis is an Eisner award-winning British writer/artist: LAIKA, DOCTOR WHO, HUGO TATE. Out now: PIGS MIGHT FLY.

Miss Lasko-Gross is the comic book artist and writer of Escape from Special, A Mess of Everything and Henni, and the writer of The Sweetness.

Doug Skinner’s recent books include The Doug Skinner Dossier (a sampler of short pieces), The Zombie of Great Peru (a translation of the world’s first zombie story), and a collection of short stories, Sleepytime Cemetery.

M. Sweeney Lawless is a writer and dramaturg in NYC. Recent work includes writing in the current issues of American Bystander and Lowbrow Reader, and dramaturgy for So…Is This a Date? An Evening with Carmen Cancél and Jean Sophie Kim at the Arclight.   Twitter: @Specky4Eyes

Matthew Thurber is a cartoonist, musician, filmmaker, and multi-media artist.  His graphic novels include 1-800-MICE and INFOMANIACS. Thurber has created comics and illustrations for numerous anthologies and magazines such as Kramers Ergot, the Believer, the New York Times, Mould Map, the Ganzfeld, and Paper Rodeo. In 2014 his full-length musical play “Mining the Moon” was produced at the Brick Theater in Brooklyn.

Shannon Wheeler is the versatile indy comic creator of Too Much Coffee Man. His comics have appeared in newspapers, magazines, comic books and opera houses including The Onion newspaper and The New Yorker magazine.  His new book is Sh*t My President Says: The Illustrated Tweets of Donald J. Trump.

R. Sikoryak is the author of Masterpiece Comics, Terms and Conditions, and The Unquotable Trump.  He has drawn for The New Yorker, The Onion, MAD, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:30pm

General Admission
$15 in advance
$18 at the door


Estimated Runtime
80 minutes

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Hosted by

R. Sikoryak

Photo credit

Andrea Tsurumi