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Event: Speaking Engagement - Heroes of the Home Front

Date: February 11, 2023

Location: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Time: 1 pm

Admission: Regular admission rates apply to visit the museum - Adult (18 – 64) $16, Senior (65+) $14, Student (13 – 17) $14, Youth (6 – 12) $11. Free admission for museum members and children 5 & under.


Ivan Kocmarek is a retired Hamilton teacher and has been collecting comic books for 50 years. He authored Heroes of the Home Front, which illustrates the history of Canadian comics in the World War II era using original art throughout its 300+ pages. Ivan has been instrumental in many exhibits promoting Canadian wartime comic books including the “Heroes of the Home Front: World War II Comics In Canada” exhibit currently on display at CWH.

Ivan will be signing copies of Heroes of the Home Front after the presentation.

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