September 30 – October 29, 2011
Celebrate banned comics at the Barrick Museum
Seduction of the Innocent: A Visual Exploration of Banned Comics opens September 30 at Barrick Museum in conjunction with Banned Books Week (September 24-October 1). Curated by writer and illustrator Pj Perez, ‘Seduction’ offers a visual history of comic book censorship. The exhibition features comic book covers and rare photos that pre-date the comic book era.
In the News
Banned Book Week highlights comic culture - The Rebel Yell, October 3, 2011, Garrett Estrada
Banned books: Barrick exhibit details the life of comic books and the controversial '50s boycotts – Las Vegas Weekly, September 21, 2011, Kristen Peterson
2011 Fall A+E Guide: Culture from Beethoven to banned comics – Las Vegas Weekly, September 8, 2011, Las Vegas Weekly Staff.