Spotlight: Allokosma – Greek Fairy Tales With A Twist

16:00 - 16:50
Hellenic American Union
Seminar Room 6th

From Mike Mignola to Neil Gaiman, significant comics creators have drawn inspiration from various local traditions all over the world. What is the relationship between the two narrative forms and how can one influence the other?

To coincide with the publication of comics anthology ALLOKOSMA: GREEK FAIRY TALES WITH A TWIST, we will discuss the bond between oral folk tales and comic books.

Participants:Vassilia Vaxevani (storyteller, comics writer), Eugenia Koumaki (cartoonist), Emmanuela Katrinaki (social anthropologist)

Moderator: Aristidis Kotsis

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