Friday, July 20, 2012

Matt Madden in-store seminar for "Checklist For A New Comic: A Guide to Getting Started" at Chicago Comics

Chicago Comics

Chicago Comics is proud to present award-winning comic author Matt Madden to the store for a three hour seminar entitled "Checklist For a A New Comic: A Guide to Getting Started."

On Thursday, August 2nd, Matt Madden will walk you through the many considerations you should keep in mind when you embark on a new comic, whether a one-pager, a webcomic, or a graphic novel. Madden will help you strategize and come up with a working plan for your next project. He will cover a variety of bases, including:: creative block and coming up with ideas, choosing a format and platform that makes sense, setting goals and scheduling your time so that you can reach them, finding an audience and looking for collaborators and/or publishers. So bring some paper and be ready to take notes on your next big (or small) project!

The event begins at 5 and goes until 8.  Updates and more information on the event can be seen on our Facebook Event Page:

Matt Madden is a former Chicagoan, now New York transplant, who is best known for his original alternative comics, and teaches comics at the School of Visual Arts and Yale University.

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