Graphic novelist coming to Wells College this week


A graphic novelist arrives at Wells College.

The college has announced that on Tuesday, October 18, Marvel Studios graphic novelist and animation character designer Ethan Young will be heading to Wells to discuss and share his work at two free public events.

Young is the author of Nanjing: The Burning City, which won the 2016 Rueben Award for Best Graphic Novel. He has written several other graphic novels, in addition to designing numerous comic book covers.

At 5:00 p.m. in the Stratton Building, Room 209 on the Wells Campus, he will offer a masterclass titled “Designing Characters for Page and Screen” in which he will discuss several characters he has designed or worked on and the relationship between character formation. a visual character and develop that character’s identity.

At 7 p.m., also at Stratton 209, he’ll share the range of his work, from comic book covers to panel design to his own award-winning graphic novels. The talk will include both readings of his work and a discussion of the process.

If you love comics, superheroes, graphic novels, great stories, or cool art, you don’t want to miss Ethan Young’s tour. Please join us in Wells for an event that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The College is located at 170 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026. For those who do not wish to attend in person, the event will be streamed live on the Wells Visiting Writers Facebook page at https://www.facebook .com/WellsVisitingWriters.


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