Comics I Ages 9-12 2F19
Make your own comics. Looking at anime and manga, learn how to tell stories in visual form. Create dynamic characters, stories, and visuals with a collaborative artist-writer teaching team.
Students may take this class for multiple semesters and continue to build skills each time. Limit 8 students
Kate Donius In addition, she teaches children creative writing through the program “Take My Word For It!” as well as comic book writing at the Eliot School. Her short story, "Baptized at the Casino," was published in Best New England Crime Stories 2015: Rogue Wave.
Kate is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she works as a Creative Writing instructor.She earlier worked at O, The Oprah Magazine. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from London Metropolitan University.
L J- Baptiste
LJ-Baptiste writes and draws comics both for print and web. One of his current projects is his ongoing webcomic series COMIXSCAPE, which originated in DigBoston’s Sunday Comics Project in 2012. The comic has also seen new life in the forms of LJ's independently produced motion comics and mixtapes online.
Materials & Tools:
All materials provded in class