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Imagine Dante’s classic L’Inferno, told entirely through Bazooka Joe Bubble Gum comics complete with cheesy prizes and gum wrappers. Or perhaps you would like to see Charlie Brown as Gregor Samsa and Little Lulu as Hester Prynne. Or maybe Beavis and Butthead in a production of “Waiting for Godot”. Welcome to the wild world of MASTERPIECE COMICS: WHERE CLASSICS AND COMICS COLLIDE. Tonight, Inquiry welcomes artist, teacher and cartoonist R. SIKORYAK, who has created a unique literary art form, a surprising smash up between great literature and classic comics, many now compiled for the first time in one large insanely wonderful volume..