On Friday, January 5 from 7 pm to 9 pm, the Comics and Graphic Narratives Forum will be hosting a free event with artist Ben Passmore at Partners and Son, local underground comics and art gallery.

Ben Passmore is the author of the ongoing comic book series “Daygloayhole,” as well as the Ignatz Award-winning comic collection “Your Black Friend: and Other Strangers” (Silver Sprocket) He also wrote and illustrated the Eisner Award-winning “Sports Is Hell” (Koyama Press/ Silver Sprocket), and collaborated with Ezra Claytan Daniels on “BTTM FDRS” (Fantagraphics). His forthcoming book, “These Black Arms to Hold You Up,” is a graphic history of seven Black/ New Afrikan revolutionaries and their armed resistance against white supremacy and the police state.

Following his talk, we will have time to socialize and browse the venue. Masks are encouraged!

PLEASE NOTE: While there is ample standing room, seating at the event will be extremely limited.

WHAT: The MLA’s Comics and Graphic Narratives Forum hosts Ben Passmore

WHERE: Partners and Son, 618 S. 6th St., Philadelphia, 19147

WHEN: Friday, January 5, 2024, 7 pm to 9 pm