CA – Comics and the Art of Visual Communication

January 25, 2016 by  
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scottmcclodComics is finally coming of age as an artistic and literary form. Now this once-maligned medium of expression is poised for new opportunities, thanks to a mutating media environment and a potential revolution in visual education. Author and comics artist Scott McCloud appears at UC Irvine on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 5:30 PM to shine a light on these and other fascinating trends in a fast-moving visual presentation.

Scott McCloud is the award-winning author of Understanding Comics, Making Comics, Zot!, and many other fiction and non-fiction comics spanning 30 years. He’s lectured and consulted on comics and digital media for Google, MIT, Pixar, Sony, and the Smithsonian Institution. He started the international 24 Hour Comic phenomenon, and his comics are available in 20 languages in print and online at His new graphic novel is The Sculptor from First Second Books.

RSVP for free tickets at the link…

UC Irvine Student Center – Pacific Ballroom C Irvine, CA 92697


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Stan Sakai speaks at the UC Irvine Student Center on Saturday, April 10, 2010.

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Panels: Session 2
Samurai Rabbits in Feudal Japan:
Meet Their Creator, Graphic Novelist Stan Sakai
Moderator: Jill Patterson

Other guests include Dean Koontz, Gregory Benford, James Blaylock, Justine Musk, and more! See their website for more details.

General admission for the event has been reduced to $60 per ticket, and students with I.D. are $25. Online registration is now available at and further information and registration forms may be found at all Orange County Public Libraries and the UCI Libraries.