Understanding Comics with John Weddleton of BOSCO’S
This event has ended. It was scheduled for 12/1/2023.
7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1First Floor, Auditorium
Are you a comic book lover? Have you always wanted to know more about the history of comics and the techniques used by artists? Join John Weddleton, owner of BOSCO’S, for a presentation about the history and techniques of comics, based on the best-selling book Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Lines of Sight: Comic Art and Storytelling in Alaska.
About the Speakers:
John Weddleton will tell you "Some stories are too big for just words." John owns BOSCO'S, Alaska's premier comic shop since 1984. BOSCO’S steady support for comics and reading throughout Anchorage has tightly woven its stores into the fabric of Anchorage’s pop-culture. BOSCO'S is a regular collaborator with Anchorage’s public and school libraries, the Anchorage Museum and other groups that promote comics and reading.
Tadd Galusha is a Northwest comic illustrator, based in Alaska. A graduate of the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning & Design, he started his career as a background illustrator and commercial storyboard artist in Portland, Oregon. He went on to work for major publishers on properties such as Godzilla, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, GI Joe and King Kong. 2019 marked a breakout performance with the release of his creator-owned dinosaur epic Cretaceous, a silent graphic novel following the journey of an orphaned juvenile Tyrannosaurus rex as it survives the brutal environment of North America 67 million years ago. Currently Galusha is illustrating and co-writing the new comic series Cyberzoic, a companion book to the ground-breaking figure collection from Creative Beast Studio. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter (@taddgalusha) or learn more at taddgalusha.com.