In this edition of the 92nd Street Y's Tell Me Why podcast, host Julian Fleisher talks with Chip Kidd, famed graphic designer, bestselling author and comics aficionado. Kidd's most recent book project, Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan, is set for release on October 28. Listen to the interview for a fascinating background on Batman in Japan, comics in general and a peek inside the "fun" world of Chip Kidd. He will be interviewing "comics god" Neil Gaiman at the 92nd Street Y on November 9 for the 20th Anniversary of the Sandman comic series.
Previously: Full video of the talk, Art of the Book, with Milton Glaser, Chip Kidd and Dave Eggers. Glaser returns to the Y on November 20 with creative director Stephen Doyle and art history lecturer Paul Stirtonfor Dialogues with Design Legends: Graphic Design.
Related: 92YTribeca is proud to announce its first 2D arts exhibition, Goddess, Mouse, and Man, featuring 3 of New York’s finest cartoon artists: Lauren Weinstein, Tom Hart and Matthew Thurber who will be teaching a class on Cartoon Storytelling.
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