Crash Comics will host “Secret of NIMH” host on Saturday | New


Animation fans will have the chance to meet an artist who has worked on projects like “The Secret of NIMH”, “An American Tail” and “The Land Before Time” when Crash Comics welcomes artist and animator John Pomeroy on Saturday. .

Pomeroy will sign autographs and create commissioned sketches requested from Crash Comics on Kentucky Avenue from 9 am to 10:45 am He will then give a free lecture open to the public at parties on Irvin Cobb Drive from 11 am to noon. Pomeroy will return to Crash Comics from 12:15 p.m. to around 5:00 p.m. for more autographs and commissioned work, store manager Brent Thurston said.

Saturday at 7.20pm at Maiden Alley Cinema, Crash Comics will screen “The Secret of NIMH”, a film on which Pomeroy was the host, producer and screenwriter. Tickets for the screening will be $ 10. After the screening, Pomeroy will host a question-and-answer session on the film.

Thurston said Pomeroy will also promote the opening of a new art school in Nashville.

Three other local guest artists, David Clark, Amanda James and Monte Baldwin, will also be at Crash Comics on Saturday.

Crash Comics will also be hosting a food drive to benefit the Paducah Co-op ministry, Thurston said. All non-perishable foods will be accepted. Customers can also bring canned and non-perishable food to the “Secret of the NIMH” screening and receive a 10% reduction on the price of tickets. The additional funds raised by Pomeroy’s visit to Paducah will benefit the Paducah Co-operative Ministry and the Dice Alliance, a non-profit play group that helps at-risk youth.

Crash Comics is organizing the event in collaboration with Soirees, Over / Under, Maiden Alley Cinema, Paducah School of Art & Design, Paducah Cooperative Ministry and the Dice Alliance.


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