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DIY Spotlight: Comics Creator Shawn Martinbrough

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, Martinbrough is also the author of How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling (Random House).

In this short video, Martinbrough sheds some light on the process of taking a written comics script and translating it to the page. The one-page, 5-panel script that Martinbrough works with in this video was authored by Stamps students Rowan Borninski, D Wang Zhao, and Elliot Melk under the guidance of Stamps professor Phoebe Gloeckner.

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Shawn Martinbrough with comics writer D Wang Zhao.