Pittsburgh-based cartoonist visits Erie as part of Meet the Artist Day,
sponsored by ArtsErie and the PA Council on the Arts
ERIE, PA — ArtsErie invites the public to meet cartoonist George Broderick, Jr., who has written stories for DC Comics, Marvel Comics and more. The Pittsburgh-based comic book artist and writer, previously scheduled for a series of workshops and a public book signing at Harding Elementary School on Tuesday, May 4, has extended his stay to include a book signing open to the public on Monday, May 3 at Erie Book Store, 137 East 13th Street, Erie.
Broderick’s public schedule includes the following two book signings:
Monday, May 3, 4–6 pm
Erie Book Store
137 East 13th Street
Erie, PA 16503
Tuesday, May 4, 2–3 pm
Harding Elementary School Lobby*
820 Lincoln Avenue
Erie, PA 16505
• The Harding School Lobby will be open to the public during this hour only.
Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing at both events.
Broderick has worked as a professional in comics since 1982. Since then, he has written stories for DC Comics, Marvel Comics and handled both scripting and editing on the “LOST IN SPACE” and “QUANTUM LEAP” comic books for InnovationPublishing and editing on “LOST IN SPACE: Voyage To The Bottom Of The Soul” for Bubblehead Publishing.
While in Erie, Broderick also will be offering workshops to students at Harding Elementary School. Since September 2009, Harding Elementary School teacher Jeanne Kraus and her fourth grade students have been enjoying the cartooning talents of Mike Bocianowski, a local graphic artist and animation instructor. Bocianowski is in 'Residence' at Harding Elementary through a Grant from the PA Council on the Arts known as a Teacher Artist Partnership or TAP. He arranged Broderick’s visit as part of Meet the Artist Day, sponsored by ArtsErie and the PA Council on the Arts.
For more information about George Broderick, Jr., visit www.georgebroderick.com or www.coolyulecomics.com.
ArtsErie strives to nurture the arts and enrich the lives of the people of northwestern Pennsylvania through leadership, financial support, education and advocacy. Additional information about ArtsErie is available online at www.ArtsErie.org.
About the PA Council on the Arts
The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts is a state agency under the Governor’s Office that works to foster the excellence, diversity and vitality of the arts in Pennsylvania and to broaden the availability and appreciation of those arts throughout the state. For more information on the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, visit www.pacouncilonthearts.org.