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The Cartoon Art Museum welcomes Stephen Conn, creator of Writer Fighters, on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 1pm to 4pm as part of its visiting artist program Cartoonist IRL (In Real Life). This event is free and open to the public in the Bil Keane Family Lobby.

Conn will be set up in the front lobby area of the museum signing books, drawing, answering questions, and hanging out. He will also have copies of Writer Fighters available for purchase.

About Stephen Conn

Stephen Conn is a lifelong cartoonist whose studies in illustration include New York’s School of Visual Arts and The Academy of Art of San Francisco. In addition to his comic-strip collections The Radioactive Rabbi (about a Jewish Super-hero) and Santa Fates (a parody of the Santa Fe, New Mexico lifestyle), he recently completed a five + year labor of love, Writer Fighters, his action/comedy graphic-novel about the imaginary super-team of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and Joyce, assembled by the U.S. government to combat the dictator Franco in 1937 Spain. His work has been published in such alternative weeklies as The Newport Mercury and Santa Fe’s THE magazine. Samples of his work can be found at his website,

About the Cartoonist IRL program

The Cartoon Art Museum regularly hosted professional cartoonists on a monthly basis as part of its Cartoonists IRL program or In Real Life (formerly known as Cartoonist-in-Residence), visitors can observe cartoonists at work and engage with them directly while cartoonists are able to share their passion and process and vend their latest and most well-known projects.

Want to become the next Cartoonist IRL? Please fill out an application!

Earlier Event: May 12
Intro to Caricature
Later Event: June 2
Toon Talk: Steve Greenberg