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The Continental Divide: Visual Storytelling from Around the World

Date: 11-Jul-2017

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Learn about the differences between European (Bande Desinée), Asian (Manga) and US comics with Thomas Campi, Queenie Chan and Dr Paul Mason.
Thomas Campi is an award-winning Italian graphic novelist, residing in Sydney, Australia. Thomas has been drawing comics for over 17 years, and his work has been published in Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, and Korea. He is currently working in collaboration with Julian Voloj on Joe Shuster a graphic novel about the creators of Superman, which will be published in seven languages at the end of the year.
Queenie Chan is an Australian manga-style comic book artist based in Sydney. Her published works include The Dreaming, the Odd Thomas graphic novels (illustrator, written by Dean Koontz), Small Shen (illustrator, written by Kylie Chan), and the Fabled Kingdom series. 
Dr Paul Mason (DVA) is a comic book illustrator, writer, and lecturer in art direction, animation preproduction and visual story at the Griffith Film School, Griffith University. He is the illustrator of Kid Phantom—a new, national newsstand comic book series for Frew Publications, featuring an all-ages take on the classic comic strip character, The Phantom. Paul is also the creator of The Soldier Legacy—an Australian action-adventure comic book series.

Tuesday 11 July 2017 from 6:00 – 7:30pm
Suitable for 13+.
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