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CaixaForum Madrid presents a comprehensive new take on the history of the Western comic book

Madrid, 25 May 2022

  • Comic: Dreams and History, an exhibition featuring some of the finest cartoons from the Western world, highlights the comic book as both an ideal vehicle for reflecting on present and future and a powerful medium for creating parallel realities and imaginary universes.
  • Visitors will discover some 350 pieces, including more than 300 original pages by some of the world’s most famed comic book artists. In a surprising and innovative exhibition design, moreover, Comic will review the entire history of the genre from its beginnings to the present day, with particular attention to its evolution in Spain.
  • The show will include masterpieces from comic book history by such artists as Richard Felton Outcault, Winsor McCay, Milton Caniff, Hergé, Claire Bretécher, Alex Raymond, Will Eisner, Frank Miller, John Romita, Jack Kirby, Alan Moore, Moebius, Hugo Pratt, Quino, Francisco Ibáñez, Laura Pérez Vernetti, Purita Campos, Juanjo Guarnido, Goscinny and Uderzo, Alberto Breccia, Enki Bilal and Robert Crumb.

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