Cartoon Art Museum
June 11 – November 6, 2011
Just in time for Green Lantern’s theatrical debut, the Cartoon Art Museum is presenting the first museum exhibition celebrating 70 years of DC Comics’ Emerald Knight! Over 60 pieces of original artwork will be on display, featuring highlights from some of the most celebrated artists in Green Lantern’s publishing history Iconic works by Silver Age artists Gil Kane and Neal Adams will be exhibited, along with classic stories and covers by Joe Staton, Mike Mignola, George Perez, Brian Bolland, Brent Anderson, Bill Sienkiewicz, Golden Age Greats Irwin Hasen and Green Lantern co-creator Martin Nodell.
To celebrate the exhibition, the Cartoon Art Museum is hosting a once-in-a-lifetime “Green Tie” gala with original artwork and popular Green Lantern creators. This celebration takes place Thursday, June 9, 2011 starting at 7:00 pm at San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum at 655 Mission Street.
At this special event, visitors will be treated to a private viewing of the exhibition with the Cartoon Art Museum’s curatorial staff while enjoying wine and hors d’oeuvres. Best of all, you will mingle with some of the most talented Green Lantern writers from the past four decades, along with other comic book creators.
Guests of Honor for the Green Tie event include:
* Steve Englehart (Green Lantern Corps, Detective Comics)
* Mike Friedrich (Green Lantern, Justice League of America)
* Gerard Jones (Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn, Justice League International)
* Judd Winick (Green Lantern, Batman)