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Bernardo Fernández Bef

Graphic design, writer in Distrito Federal

La novela gráfica

PRESENTED ON FEB 25, 2016
IN MEXICO CITY @ VOL 45

Una breve explicación sobre lo que realmente es una novela gráfica y la labor de este tipo de narradores visuales.

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Sparklight Comics

BY MAKI YAMANE
@ VOL 119 ON NOV 26, 2014

Just how much do you know about American creator-owned comic books? Seattle-based Maki Yamane offers up an overview for a Japanese audience, and also talks about Sparklight Comics, her new publishing company that is bringing Japanese-translated editions of some of these books to Japan. (in Japanese)

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And These are Condoms...

BY NICOLE HOLLANDER
@ VOL 36 ON DEC 01, 2015

“After you retire from something you've been complaining about your whole life… you quit and then you go insane.”

In And These are Condoms… from PechaKucha Night Chicago’s 36th volume Speaker Nicole Hollander gives a humorous presentation on her life, her work, and her post retirement misadventures. An American cartoonist and writer, her daily comic strip Sylvia was syndicated to newspapers nationally by Tribune Media Services.  The Village Voice has called her "The toughest woman in America."

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All Started with Mrs. Wilson

BY GMB CHOMICHUK
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 24, 2016

GMB Chomichuk is an award winning graphic novelist and teacher whose work has appeared in magazines, comics, film, video games and TV.  His newest work is a collaboration with writer David Alexander Robertson and singer songwriter Iskwe - Will I See? Takes a spiritual journey through the very real issue of missing and murdered indigenous women.

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Chasing Artwork

BY JUSTIN CURRIE
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 24, 2016

Justin Currie Is an internationally-recognized artist who has worked with Blizzard, Warhammer, Nickelodeon, Disney, and is a regular guest of comic conventions across Canada and the United States. His first creator-owned project, Cassie and Tonk, won the Manitoba Book Award for graphic novels. www.chasingartwork.deviantart.com   

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From Teacher to Illustrator

BY ANTHONY ATKINSON
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

"I'll be talking about re-invention and about how I got to where I am now"

In From Teacher to Illustrator from PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 26Anthony Atkinson is a published illustrator and author but illustration was not his first vocation.  In this honest and beautifully illustrated PechaKucha presentation, he shares his tale of reinvention and how he embraced his imaginative side.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 22nd, 2017. 

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Screen Print, Sequential Art, and Illustration

BY CHRIS BUTZER
@ VOL 29 ON FEB 17, 2017

C.M.Butzer is a cartoonist, illustrator, and printmaker who lives and works in Hilo, Hawaii. His work spans many genres and media from the anthropomorphic absurd silkscreen prints and comics  to heavily researched historical illustrations and graphic novels. Almost all of these projects begin and end with ample application of ink. Butzer is currently working on a graphic novel about the 1964 civil rights act and his ongoing comic series of punk rock cats “KITTENS”

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Marvel Through the Eyes of a Nine Year-Old

BY MATIAS CAICEDO
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 15, 2018

Matias Caicedo is an expert on Marvel comics who also happens to be 9 years old. He received a Marvel book for Christmas last year, and was so excited he couldn't stop reading it for one and a half months. In his PechaKucha presentation, he shares the history and development of Marvel comics and their characters from 1939 to today. 

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Return of The Gods - reinventing Filipino legends and myths

BY IAN STA. MARIA
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 29, 2018

Reinventing Filipino mythology for the next generation through Comics.

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How I Grew to Love and Make Indigenous Graphic Novels (and How I Became a Superhero)

BY NIIGAAN SINCLAIR
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 05, 2019

Niigaan Sinclair is an Anishinaabe professor, writer, and activist who loves graphic novels. However, growing up, he noticed a lack of heroes that looked like him, and any mention of Indigenous people in comics are more often than not base caricatures or stereotypes. In this enligtening PechaKucha 20x20 talk, Niigaan tells us how Indigenous culture and graphic novels are connected, what he did to help counter the negative representation of Indigenous people in graphic novels, and how he himself became a hero.

Niigaan's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 39, on September 5, 2019, at the Park Theatre. 

For more information on PKN Winnipeg, follow us on Twitter (@pkn_winnipeg), Instagram (@pkn_winnipeg), or Facebook (www.facebook.com/pechakuchanightwinnipeg). PKN Winnipeg is presented by the Manitoba Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada.