Comics and Archives: Writing Comics with Andrew Aydin
Comics and Archives: Writing Comics with Andrew Aydin In-Person / Online
Calling All Comic Book Fans and Scholars! Special Collections and Archives and Perimeter Library Services are hosting a Comics and Archives program featuring a conversation and Q&A with author Andrew Aydin. Bring your favorite comics and come learn about the life and career of Andrew Aydin. Learn about the process of writing comic books, the comic book industry, and more.
The event is open to the public and will be live-streamed.
ABOUT ANDREW AYDIN:
Andrew is creator and co-author of the graphic memoir series, MARCH, which chronicles the life of Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis. Co-authored with Rep. Lewis and illustrated by Nate Powell, MARCH is the first comics work to ever win the National Book Award. In 2019, Andrew joined with Kelly Sue Deconnick, Matt Fraction, Valentine DeLandro, and Vaughn Shinall to found Good Trouble Productions (GTP) to produce innovative nonfiction graphic novel and multimedia projects, including RUN, a sequel series to the MARCH trilogy, and Registered, a comic book for the New York City Department of Education about youth voting and distributed as part of the NYCDOE’s “Civics for All” curriculum, as well as “The Long March”, a large-scale custom art installation and online experience for Ben & Jerry’s in Vermont. Andrew is an Artist in Residence for The Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII) at Georgia State University.
- Tuesday, April 4, 2023
- 4:00pm - 5:30pm
- Time Zone:
- Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
- Classroom 1, Library North 1
- Downtown Campus Library
- Special Collections
Brittany serves as the curator of the music and popular culture collections held in Special Collections & Archives including the Johnny Mercer Collection. In this role, she acquires and preserves materials documenting 20th-century and 21st-century American music and culture, makes them available for research, and provides outreach to university, scholarly, and local communities.