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Brinkley Girls opening reception Thursday, May 21

The Brinkley Girls
Cartoon Art Museum event:  Thursday, May 21, 7:00-9:00pm
Free and open to the public

The Cartoon Art Museum presents The Brinkley Girls, a celebration of one of the most popular cartoonists of the early 20th century, Nell Brinkley.  This retrospective, guest-curated by comics herstorian Trina Robbins, showcases over 30 lavishly illustrated newspaper tearsheets, magazine illustrations, original artworks and other highlights from Robbins’s personal collection.

Trina Robbins, author of Fantagraphics Books’ The Brinkley Girls:  The Best of Nell Brinkley’s Cartoons from 1913-1940, will host a special PowerPoint presentation on Thursday, May 21, from 7:00-9:00pm at the Cartoon Art Museum in celebration of the book’s release.  Robbins will sign copies of this much anticipated art book at the museum’s bookstore following her presentation.

To reserve a copy of The Brinkley Girls, please call the Cartoon Art Museum bookstore at (415) 227-8666, ext. 310.

Tags: cartoon art museum, cartoons, comics, fantagraphics, nell brinkley, san francisco, trina robbins

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