Tuesday, April 24, 2012

April 26: Amesbury Celebrates Al Capp

Yes, the entire town of Amesbury celebrates the creator of Li'l Abner!

Amesbury, MA: Thursday, April 26 4-7pm - Author Book Signing - Meet renowned playwright and author Julian Cairol and Julie (Capp) Cairol, daughter of comic strip legend Al Capp at Bertram and Oliver Booksellers.

Julian Cairol will sign his new novel, "La PiƱa de Oro" ("The Golden Pineapple").

And the entire series of IDW Publishing's The Library of American Comics "Li'l Abner" books will be for sale.

In volume 3 of the Li'L Abner series, Amesbury, Massachusetts is featured in an editorial chapter recognizing its 2011 tribute mural of Al Capp by local artist Jon Mooers.

Information here.

Hat tip to Jon Mooers!

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