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Sunday, February 17 • 10:10am - 11:10am
Telling Stories with Words and Pictures: Writing Comics and Graphic Novels (Teen Only)

This is a one-hour workshop for teens and tweens on writing comics and
graphic novels. Graphic novelist Trina Robbins will go through all the stages of creating a
comic script, She will cover synopsis, character description, establishing shots, action scenes, and
dialogue. Short exerices will accompany the lession. If there’s time, participants will script a one-page comic, to be drawn by themselves on their own time. (T)


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Trina Robbins

Award-winning herstorian and writer Trina Robbins has been writing books, comics, and graphic novels for over forty years. Her 2009 book, The Brinkley Girls: the Best of Nell Brinkley’s Cartoons from 1913-1940 (Fantagraphics), and her 2011 book, “Tarpe Mills and Miss Fury,” were nominated for Eisner awards and Harvey awards. Her all-ages graphic novel, Chicagoland Detective Agency: The Drained Brains Caper, first in a 6-book... Read More →


Sunday February 17, 2013 10:10am - 11:10am
Room 613 Tower Floor 6