Monday, February 11, 2013

Mario Hernandez at Cartoon Art Museum, March 7th

The Will and Ann Eisner Foundation Presents

An Evening with Mario Hernandez

Love and Rockets: A 30th Anniversary Celebration

Cartoon Art Museum Event: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7:00-9:00 pm

Free and open to the public; exclusive print available with $10 donation to CAM

San Francisco, CA: The Cartoon Art Museum says farewell to its 30th Anniversary Celebration of Love and Rockets with a visit from series co-creator Mario Hernandez as he discusses his contributions to the groundbreaking comic book series. Learn about the formative years of Los Bros Hernandez as Mario goes behind the scenes of Love and Rockets, one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed indie comics of all time. This event is free and open to the public. Guests who donate $10 or more to the Cartoon Art Museum will receive an exclusive Love and Rockets 30th anniversary print courtesy of Fantagraphics Books.

This special event is presented by The Will and Ann Eisner Foundation as part of Will Eisner Week, a global celebration of graphic novels and sequential art. For more information on other events celebrating the art and legacy of Will Eisner, please visit

About Love and Rockets: Love and Rockets is a sprawling, multi-generational comic book epic written and illustrated by “Los Bros. Hernandez,” Gilbert and Jaime, with occasional contributions from their older brother, Mario. Since its first issue, published by Fantagraphics Books in 1982, the series has won over 20 major comic industry awards, including the Harvey, Kirby and Ignatz Awards. Its The series has been widely praised by Latino cultural associations, and Jaime Hernandez has been cited by GLAAD for his positive portrayal of gay and lesbian issues.

Cartoon Art Museum * 655 Mission Street - San Francisco, CA 94105 - 415-CAR-TOON -

Hours: Tues. Sun. 11:00 - 5:00, Closed Monday
General Admission: $7.00 - Student/Senior:$5.00 - Children 6-12:$3.00 - Members & Children under 6: Free

The Cartoon Art Museum is a tax-exempt, non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of original cartoon art in all forms.

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