‘Angry’ Cartoonist to Speak at JANM

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“Angry Little Girls” cartoonist Lela Lee will appear at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave. in Little Tokyo, on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Lela Lee

Lela Lee

JANM members are invited a meet-and-greet at 1 p.m. This is an exclusive opportunity to talk with her before her lecture and book-signing. RSVP required to (213) 625-0414, ext. 2222 or [email protected]

At 2 p.m., Lee will discuss her comics, originally known as “Angry Little Asian Girl,” and their impact on Asian Americans and beyond. She will also bring never-before-seen artwork that shows the evolution of her comic strip.

Her books can be purchased at the Museum Store.

The events are being held in conjunction with the exhibition “Marvels & Monsters: Unmasking Asian Images in U.S. Comics, 1942-1986.”

On the Web:

www.janm.org

www.angrylittlegirls.com

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