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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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)
Swamp Thing: Collecting for a World Record
BY JOHN E BOYLAN
@ VOL 13
ON MAR 06, 2015
John Boylan is an illustrator and graphic designer at Fresh Produce. He is a lifelong comic book enthusiast and has been a collector for most of his life. John finds great pleasure in researching, hunting and cataloging his findings. His collection and catalog of all things Swamp Thing is recognized as a valuable reference tool. Over the past year, Swamp Thing fans from around the world have reached out to John regarding his online catalog at RootsOfTheSwampThing.com
Boylan’s entire collection of over 800 items—books, memorabilia, toys, and more—will be on display from 1:00PM to 5:00PM at the Sioux Falls Design Center in Downtown Sioux Falls. The collection will be authenticated by legendary comic book artist and creator Phil Hester (Marvel, DC, and more), local purveyor of all things collectible John Nordstrom (Rainbow Sports Cards and Comics) and Sioux Falls business owner and comic enthusiast Andy Howes (Howes Oil, Local Zip). Boylan promises the event will be “a celebration of fandom, fanaticism, and all things Swampy.”
BY CAITLIN CASS
@ VOL 16
ON APR 14, 2016
"I make art about ineffectual dreamers who try really hard to succeed at something but always fail miserably."
In Fabricating History from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 16, artist and founder of the Great Moments in Western Civilization Cooperative, Caitlin Cass, focuses on the need for diverse sources in creative research, especially when you invent them yourself. She reflects on the subjectivity of history and explains how she co-opts historical authority to create comics and counterfeit historical exhibits. Walking us through her artistic process from the stage of “tadpole” to “strawberry dart frog,” Cass presents highlights of her recent comic book an counterfeit historical exhibits, such as “Folktales of American History” and “The Museum of Failure.”
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, July 14th, 2016.
Which Superhero Are You? Discovering Your Personal Brand
BY BRAD DRESSLER
@ VOL 9
ON NOV 29, 2016
Brad Dressler believes that every hero is different and so is every person. Everyone has a personal brand. He discusses personal brands and how your brand shapes perception of yourself.
10 Years Of Miao
BY JIAN KHENG SWEE GOH
@ VOL 4
ON APR 15, 2017
This year marks Jian Kheng Swee Goh's 10th year of his Miao&WafuPafu comics, a comic started as an assignment into a hobby with a vision, and now his life. Jian tells the journey and difficulties to pursuit his passion through the decade.
Finding My Cultural Voice in Comics
BY RUDY VASQUEZ
@ VOL 16
ON JUN 29, 2017
By day Rudy Vasquez is the mild mannered Marketing and Communications Manager for El Paso’s Downtown Management District (DMD)…but by night Rudy pursues his amazing passion for comic animation artistry.
Rudy has worked for independent comic book publishers as a work-for-hire sequential artist for years, but has not published any creator owned work. Now, the artist is laying the foundation for a creator owned project that is an expression of his own voice. In this journey, he has discovered a culturally rich context that reflects life on the border more so, than life in a completely make believe world.
History of Comics
BY HOPE NICHOLSON
@ VOL 33
ON FEB 22, 2018
Hope Nicholson thinks that her presentation wouldn't be inspiring as the others in PKN Winnipeg Vol. 33, but she does not fail to captivate the audience with an entertaining overview of 20 renowned female comic artists from the past 80 years.
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.