Regional cartoon artist Sandy Plunkett to speak on the origins of the comic book Thursday

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ATHENS, Ohio – The Southeast Ohio History Center is hosting regional artist Sandy Plunkett with a presentation about the history of the comic book on Thursday, November 9 from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Graphic novels, webtoons, comic cons, cosplay- where did they all originate? What led to Spiderman, The Avengers and the entire Marvel Comics Universe? Former comic artist and writer Sandy Plunkett will explore these questions in a talk titled, “Origins of the Comic Book.”

A flyer for the "Origins of the Comic Book" presentation

Join us at the History Center for this presentation given in conjunction with our current exhibit, “The Cartoon Art of Sandy Plunkett: A Brush, with History!” This event is free and open to the public.

The Southeast Ohio History Center is located at 24 West State St. in Athens with limited parking in the rear off of North Congress. For more information visit the web at or call 740-592-2280.