The 241st meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7pm at Parsons School of Design, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, room UL 105 (lower level). Free and open to the public.

Bill Griffith on “The Real ‘Zippy’: Finding Schlitzie the Pinhead”

Join comics legend Bill Griffith as he discusses the making of his newest, deeply researched graphic novel, Nobody’s Fool: The Life and Times of Schlitzie the Pinhead, out from Abrams ComicArts this March.

Bill Griffith is the creator of the syndicated daily comic strip Zippy and the critically acclaimed graphic memoir Invisible Ink: My Mother’s Love Affair with a Famous Cartoonist. Griffith’s prolific output has been included in such publications as the Village VoiceNational Lampoon, and the New Yorker. According to Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, Griffith is credited with coining the phrase “Are we having fun yet?” He lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.