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Comics: Form and Content
Thursday, April 13, 2006 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Jessica Abel and Matt Madden will be showing examples of their work and talking about different aspects of comics, visual narrative, and creativity in general.
Cartoonist and writer Jessica Abel’s graphic novel La Perdida was recently released by Pantheon Books. She is also working on a non- graphic novel for HarperCollins, called Carmina, and is collaborating on a graphic novel Life Sucks, to be published by First Second. She teaches at the School of Visual Arts, and is developing a comics textbook for First Second with Matt Madden.
Matt Madden (NYC 1968) lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife, Jessica Abel. He is a cartoonist and illustrator who also teaches comics and drawing at the School of Visual Arts. Recent projects include 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style (Penguin), a collection of his comics adaptation of Raymond Queneau’s Exercises in Style and A Fine Mess, Madden’s anthology series. For recent news and comics, check out www.mattmadden.com.