Friday, 4 July 2014

This Summer: Learn How To Make Awesome Comics!

Check it out, I made a book! It is called How To Make Awesome Comics and it is about - well, you should pretty much be able to tell what it's about from the title? 

So excited about this book! It's come out looking gorgeous, absolutely everything I'd hoped for. A helpful manual for kids on every aspect of the comics-making process! And also, fart jokes. Basically, every school comics workshop I've done in the last five years, every library event, every festival - THIS is the book I've wished I could give to people. And now it actually exists! Look here it is, actually existing:

And it is FULL of such highbrow discussions of creativity. It collects a load of the early Professor Panels and Art Monkey strips from the Phoenix but more - OH SO MUCH MORE. 

Out August 7th from David Fickling Books. Mark the date! 

Also, for anyone who really REALLY wants to learn How To Make Awesome Comics and JUST CAN'T WAIT (for one week longer): I'll be running a weeklong course during the summer holidays for kids aged 8-12 at The Story Museum in Oxford! A whole week, 28th July - 1st August, in which we will be doing all kinds of fun writing and drawing stuff, and maybe even, if we can find a spare wall, a bit of this sort of thing:

Featuring Guest Lecturer appearances from incomparable comics superdudes Kate Brown and Gary Northfield!  It's COMICS SUMMER CAMP! (Except without the camping. Obviously.) Details at the Story Museum website!

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