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jul 21

Fri, Jul 21 2023, 7PM - 10PM

Timken Hall | 1111 8th St., San Francisco, CA, 94107 View map

Part of event series: Comics in the City Summer 2023


Organized by

CCA MFA in Comics program

Event description

Jean Frédéric Koné is an Ivorian-born French illustrator and comic book author currently based in Paris. After a long stint in the webcomics space with strips such as Bruise, American Freaks, and Les Princes, as well as publications in various collective projects, he finally released his first print book, the first volume of his series Santa Frances. The slice-of-life, erotic comic follows the lives and times of a group of gay guys in an imaginary San Francisco.

Koné will read from his work and be interviewed by Chair of MFA Comics and fellow cartoonist Justin Hall, followed by a short reception.

7-8:30pm – a reading and a conversation with Justin Hall

Timken Auditorium, 1111 8th Street [View map]

8:30-10pm – a reception and signing

195 DeHaro Street [View map]

[Content warning: This presentation could contain images that are NSFW.]

Entry details

Please join us at Timken Auditorium at the Main Campus of California College of the Arts at 1111 8th Street. The reception will be at the CCA Grad Writing Center at 195 DeHaro Street. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Justin Hall ( and/or Jason Morris (