Comics: An Art Form in Transition

Scott McCloud

Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 at 8:00 pm – Great Hall, Memorial Union

Illustrator Scott McCloud is known for his print and web comics, including Google Chrome, which explains the inner workings of the company’s open source browser in comic form. His other creations include the 24-Hour Comic, The Morning Improv, and the 1980s series ZOT. McCloud is equally recognized for his theoretical work on how comics function as form of visual communication. His nonfiction works include Understanding Comics; Reinventing Comics, a more controversial look at the comics’ revolutions in art, culture and technology; and Making Comics, which examines comics storytelling techniques. The Annual Goldtrap Lecture.

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Cosponsored By:
  • College of Design
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • English
  • Goldtrap Fund
  • Society for Technical Communication
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)