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Literary Arts

Fayette County native and award-winning comic creator comes to Carnegie Library Lecture Hall

by Rege Behe

“Life is short, I don’t want to do work that’s just a paycheck,” Jim Rugg says of life as a comic book artist, bookmaker, illustrator, and designer.  The winner of Eisner and Ignatz awards for excellence in comics, Rugg has produced acclaimed titles including Street Angel, Afrodisiac, and the recently re-released The PLAIN Janes (Little, Brown) series, a collaboration with writer Cecil Castellucci that includes a new work, Janes Attack Back!

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