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Talk: Comics Artist/Creator Shawn Martinbrough

Talk: Comics Artist/Creator Shawn Martinbrough

January 15, 2018 at 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: Stamps Auditorium, 1226 Murfin Ave, Ann Arbor MI
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Comics artist and creator Shawn Martinbrough will present the talk “Continuing the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through the Art of Storytelling” on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm in Stamps Auditorium (1226 Murfin Ave, Ann Arbor). This 2018 University of Michigan Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Symposium event is co-presented by the Stamps School of Art & Design, the College of Engineering, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning.

Shawn Martinbrough is the author of How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling, published by Random House and reprinted in several languages. He is a critically acclaimed creator/artist whose DC, Marvel and Dark Horse Comics projects include Batman: Detective Comics, Luke Cage Noir, Captain America, The Black Panther and Hellboy: Secret Nature.  Currently, Martinbrough is the artist of Thief of Thieves, the acclaimed crime series written by Robert Kirkman, creator of the AMC television series, The Walking Dead and award winning author Andy Diggle.

Martinbrough has co-created characters featured in the blockbuster 20th Century Fox feature film, Deadpool, the animated Batman: Gotham Knights and the FOX television series, GOTHAM and The GIFTED.

Shawn’s work has been covered by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Weekly, BET, ESSENCE, EBONY, The New York Daily News, USA Today, AOL, Publisher’s Weekly, and SIRIUS/XM Radio.

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