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Prior to this event, participants are encouraged to watch Scott McCloud's TED Talk "The Visual Magic of Comics" https://www.ted.com/talks/scott_mccloud_on_comicsSpencer Simpson of Boom! Studios will discuss comics and trends in comics publishing. Learn about the comics market and key influencers and hear about upcoming publications from Boom! Studios.Topics:Beyond Reluctant Readers and Super HeroesWhere to Start:---Introduction to the Medium - Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud---Introduction to the Market - Demystifying the "Direct Market" and the Economy of US Comic Shops---Introduction to the Makers - Classifying and identifying the Traditional and Direct Market Native PublishersTrends in Comics and Comics PublishingKey Influencers and Outlets in Comics---Awards and Best of Lists of Note---Social Media (i.e. Where to Find Artists and Why to Avoid Them)BOOM! Studios Key Offerings for 2018 and 2019Presenter: Spencer Simpson, Sales Manager, Boom! Studios
Categories: Academic Libraries, Collection Development, Public Libraries, Readers Advisory, School Libraries, Burr Ridge Area, Joliet Area, Aurora Area
This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.
Last day to cancel registrations is: 8/30/2018
Questions? Please contact Louise Svehla.
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