POP-UP LIBRARY: Medialia Gallery & The Ethyr Presents: From Panel to Panel: Read for Change Comics & Picture Book Exhibit :: March - April 2018 :: NYC :: Library Curated by T. N. Donahue & Onjena Yo

Medialia Gallery and The Ethyr presents:

From Panel to Panel: Read for Change: A group show of original and print cartoons, comics, illustrations and picture books

ArtistsMarcus Kwame Anderson | Nelson Asencio | Brumsic Brandon Jr. | Barbara Brandon-Croft | Jenn Cruté | André LeRoy Davis | T. N. Donahue | Micheline Hess | Rodney Jackson | Alitha Martinez | Frank Reynoso | Patrice & Regine Sawyer | Whit Taylor | Grey Williamson | Jen Wojtowicz | Ashley Woods | Sarah Woolley | Onjena Yo

Co-CuratorsT. N. Donahue & Onjena Yo  

Exhibit: March 10th - April 28th, 2018

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Medialia ... Rack and Hamper Gallery

335 West 38th Street, 4th Foor, New York, New York 10018


Our show runs through April 28th. Pop in for a visit to our exhibit and our pop-up library!


  1. Active, John, et al. Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection. Edited by Matt Dembicki. Fulcrum Books, a division of Fulcrum Publishing, 2010.
  2. Ahmed-Cawthorne, Francheska. Sista Girlfren’: Breaks It Down... When Mom’s Not Around. Illustrator - Barbara Brandon. Simon & Schuster, 1996.
  3. Aldama, Frederick Luis., and Derek Parker Royal. Multicultural Comics: from Zap to Blue Beetle. University of Texas Press, 2010.
  4. Alexie, Sherman. Thunder Boy, Jr. Illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Hachette Book Group, 2016.
  5. Alko, Selina. The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage. Illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015.
  6. Amir. Zahra’s Paradise. Illustrated by Khalil. First Second, 2011.
  7. Anderson, Ho Che. King: A Comics Biography: The Special Edition. Fantagraphics Books, Inc., 2010.
  8. Bagge, Peter, et al. World War 3 Illustrated. Edited by Peter Kuper and Seth Tobocman. Fantagraphics Books, 1989.
  9. Belle, Cece. El Deafo. Amulet Books an imprint of Abrams, 2014.
  10. Bechdel, Alison. The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.
  11. Bechdel, Alison, et al. What Is This Thing Called Sex? Cartoons by Women. Edited by Roz Warren. The Crossing Press, 1993.
  12. Bentley, Florence Lewis, et. al. African-American Classics: Graphic Classics Volume Twenty-Two. Edited by Tom Pomplun and Lance Tooks. Eureka Productions, 2011.
  13. Bryan, Ashley. Beautiful Blackbird. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Division, 2003.
  14. Bunting, Eve. A Day’s Work. Illustrated by Ronald Himler. Clarion Books, 1994.
  15. Bunting, Eve. One Green Apple. Illustrated by Ted Lewin. Clarion Books, 2006.
  16. So Far From the Sea. Illustrated by Chris K. Soentpiet. Sandpiper, imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 1998.
  17. Busuru, Salim, et al. Kugali Mag: An African Comics Anthology. Edited by Ziki Nelson, Tolu Olowofoyeku and Juni Ba. Kugali Media, 2017.
  18. Cruté, Jennifer. Jennifer’s Journal: The Life of a Suburban Girl, Volume 1. Self-published, 2014
  19. Cruté, Jennifer. Jennifer’s Journal: The Life of a Suburban Girl, Volume 2. Self-published, 2015
  20. Delisle, Guy. Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China. Drawn & Quarterly, 2003, 2006.
  21. Doctorow, Cory, and Jen Wangl. In Real Life. First Second, 2014.
  22. Eisner, Will. The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion. W. W. Norton & Company, 2005
  23. Gill, Joel Christian. Bessie Stringfield: The Amazing True Story Of The Woman Who Became The Motorcycle Queen Of Miami! Fulcrum Publishing, 2016.
  24. Gill, Joel Christian. Strange Fruit. Fulcrum Publishing, 2018.
  25. Goldstein, Nancy. The First African American Woman Cartoonist: Jackie Ormes. The University of Michigan Press, 2008.
  26. Golio, Gary. Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song. Illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb. Millbrook Press, 2017.
  27. Hess, Micheline. Malice in Ovenland. Rosarium Publishing, 2016.
  28. Hess, Micheline. The Island Cats of Cunga Ree. 2015.
  29. Harrington, Oliver W. Dark Laughter: The Satiric Art of Oliver W. Harrington. Edited by M. Thomas Inge. University Press of Mississippi, 1993.
  30. Hooks, Bell. Skin Again. Illustrated by Chris Raschka. Disney Books, 2004.
  31. Howard, Sheena. Encyclopedia of Black Comics. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2017
  32. Howard, Sheena C., and Ronald L. Jackson. Black Comics: Politics of Race And Representation. Bloomsbury, 2014.
  33. Hughes, Langston. I, Too, Am America. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. Simon & Schuster, 2012.
  34. Jackson, Tim, Pioneering Cartoonists of Color, University Press of Mississippi, 2016.
  35. Khan, Hena. Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors. Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini. Chronicle Books, LLC., 2012.
  36. Kodama, Tatsuharu. Shin’s Tricycle. Illustrated by Noriyuki Ando, Walker Publishing Company, Inc., 1995.
  37. Kohuth, Jane. Anne Frank’s Chestnut Tree. Illustrated by Elizabeth Sayles. Random House Children’s Books, 2013.
  38. Knight, Keith. The Passion of the Keef. Manic D Press, 2005.
  39. Langston-George, Rebecca. For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai’s Story. Illustrated by Janna Bock. Capstone Young Readers, 2016.
  40. Lee-Tai, Amy. A Place Where Sunflowers Grow. Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino. Children’s Book Press, 2006.
  41. Liew, Sonny. The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. Knopf, 2016.
  42. Liu, Marjorie. Monstress: Volume One: Awakening. Illustrated by Sana Takeda. Image Comics, 2016.
  43. Love, Jeremy. Bayou, volume 1. DC Comics, 2009.
  44. Love, Jeremy. Bayou, volume 2. DC Comics, 2010.
  45. McGruder, Aaron and Reginald Hudlin. Birth of a Nation. Illustrated by Kyle Baker. Crown Publishers, 2004.
  46. Naberhaus, Sarvinder. Blue Sky White Stars. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2017.
  47. Nakazawa, Keiji. Barefoot Gen: The Day After : A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima. Penguin Books, 1990.
  48. Nichols, L. Free People. Published by Wormulus, 2012.
  49. Orlando, Steve. Greetings from Virgil. Illustrated by J. D. Faith. Image Comics, 2015.
  50. Reich, Susanna. Stand Up and Sing! Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to Justice. Illustrated by Adam Gustavson. Bloomsbury, 2017.
  51. Salete, Marcelo D. Run for it: stories of slaves who fought for their freedom. Fantagraphics Books, 2017.
  52. Santiago, Wilfred. 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente: A Graphic Novel. Fantagraphics Books, 2011.
  53. Summers, A. K. Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag: A Graphic Memoir. Soft Skull Press, imprint of Counterpoint, 2014.
  54. Tonatiuh, Duncan. Separate Is Never Equal: The Story Of Sylvia Mendez And Her Family. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
  55. Torres, J. Lola: A Ghost Story. Illustrated by Elbert Or. Oni Press, 2009.
  56. Tran, G. B. Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey. Villard Books, 2010.
  57. Trotman, Charlie Spike. Templar Arizona: The Great Outdoors. Iron Circus, 2nd Printing, 2009.
  58. Trotman, Charlie Spike. Templar Arizona: Trouble Every Day. Iron Circus, 2010.
  59. Trotman, Charlie Spike. Templar Arizona: The Mob Goeas Wild. Iron Circus, 2nd Printing, 2010.
  60. Trotman, Charlie Spike. Templar Arizona: And a Stick to Beat the Devil With. Iron Circus, 2009.
  61. Turner, Morrie, and Letha Turner. Famous Black Americans. Judson Press, 1973.
  62. Turner, Morrie. Explore Black History. Just Us Books Inc., 1998.
  63. Villalongo, William and Mark Thomas Gibson. Black Pulp! Yale School of Art, 2016.
  64. Von Blum, Paul, and Frank Reynoso. Civil rights for Beginners. For Beginners, 2015.
  65. Wimberly, Ron. Prince of Cats. Image Comics, 2016.
  66. Winnick, Javier Cruz. A Reason to Smile, Volume1. 2014.
  67. Yang, Gene Luen. The Shadow Hero. Illustrated by Sonny Liew. First Second, 2014.
  68. Youngbull, Kristin M. Brummett Echohawk: Pawnee Thunderbird and Artist. University of Oklahoma Press, 2015.

From Panel to Panel: Read for Change: A group show of original and print cartoons, comics, illustrations and picture books