Guest Cartoonist: Megan Kelso
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Cost: Included in Museum Admission
Meet, watch, and talk to award-winning cartoonist Megan Kelso, whose comics include Girlhero, Queen of the Black Black, and The Squirrel Mother.
About Megan Kelso
Megan Kelso is an American comic book artist, writer, and editor of the all-women-cartoonist anthology, Scheherazade: Stories of Love, Treachery, Mothers, and Monsters (Soft Skull Press). Kelso started working in the 1990s, with the minicomic Girlhero, which won her a Xeric Foundation grant. In 2007, Kelso created a weekly comic strip for the New York Times Magazine titled Watergate Sue. She published three books (one graphic novel and two short story collections) with Fantagraphics Books, and a fourth book, a collection of short stories will be published by Fantagraphics this year. Her artwork Crow Commute, an 85-foot-long etched stainless-steel comics mural, was recently installed at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle as part of the renovation for the new NHL team Seattle Kraken. Her website is girlhero.com.