Documentary explores the father of the American graphic novel

Penn State Great Valley presents a premiere screening of a new documentary, “O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, Musser Auditorium, The Conference Center, 30 E. Swedesford Rd., Malvern, Pa. Filmmaker Michael Maglaras will introduce this 90-minute film on Ward, which features more than 150 wood engravings, drawings and illustrations by the father of the American graphic novel. This is a free event but preregistration is required. For details, visit http://www.sgps.psu.edu/ward/default.ashx online. An exhibit of some of the printmaker’s work will be on display beginning Nov. 9 until Dec. 14 in The Gallery, second floor, The Conference Center.

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Last Updated October 23, 2012