On Friday, June 8 at 7 p.m., A. David Lewis, a comics creator and scholar, will discuss Graven Images: Religion in Comic Books and Graphic Novels, which he co-edited and in which an essay centered on Superman appears. Other essays in the book consider the work of comics creators such as Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, and Grant Morrison. Lewis is the author of comics with religious themes including The Lone and Level Sands, Mortal Coils, and Some New Kind of Slaughter.
He will be sending a collection of comics art that will be displayed in the weeks leading up to his event at the Cedar Rapids, Marion, and Hiawatha public libraries as well as the Cedar Rapids Barnes & Noble.
For more information about A. David Lewis, visit his website.