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The 2021 Library of Congress National Book Festival Features Two Comic Panels

The National Book Festival is always an event to look forward to each year. It features an amazing mix of authors and usually a solid focus on comics. Taking place September 17 to 26 this year, the 2021 festival features live author conversations ever day. On September 17, 35 video-on-demand programs will become available to watch anytime.

This year’s festival features two panels comic fans will want to check out.

With Great Responsibility: The Spider-Man Origin Story in Art and Comic Books

Thursday September 23, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

Let’s share a virtual moment with the Spider-Man origin story — which includes Stan Lee’s story and Steve Ditko’s art — from “Amazing Fantasy” #15 (1962). Look at selected images from the drawings and hear experts’ insights into the collaboration that led to the development of the teen superhero.More information at External.

Genre: Your Library of Congress

Live Q&A with Trung Le Nguyen

Saturday September 25, 2021
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm EDT

Trung Le Nguyen, author of “The Magic Fish” (Random House), answers your questions. Don’t forget to check out Trung Le Nguyen’s video where he discusses his book.

Genre: Teens

National Book Festival 2021
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