Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Free Talk: The Graphic Design of Comic Books

Come see award winning comic book-style illustrator Arlen Schumer present an overview and retrospective of his works. Throughout his extensive, prolific career Arlen has been bridging the gap between two verbal/visual artistic disciplines: comic book art and graphic design. Comic Book Artist magazine named Arlen, "one of the more articulate and enthusiastic advocates of comic book art in America." Based in New York, he lectures at universities and cultural institutions across the country.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM / 07 OCT 2011
Loyola Marymount University
Burns Fine Arts Complex, Room 211
7900 Loyola Blvd. Los Angeles 90045

Admission is free.
Parking is free.

Arlen Schumer is one of the foremost historians of comic book art, from his landmark special issue of Print magazine devoted to comics in 1988 to his forthcoming presentation at the New York Comic Con, "The Auteur Theory of Comics." His coffee table art book, "The Silver Age of Comic Book Art" won the Independent Publishers Award for Best Popular Culture Book of the year. His other books include "Visions of the Twilight Zone" and "The Neal Adams Sketchbook."

Stop at the guard's kiosk at the Main Gate (Lincoln Blvd. and LMU Drive) to obtain a permit and directions. The visitor parking lot (Hannon Field, parking lot A) is just south of the Burns Fine Arts Center.

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