Drawing History

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Sometimes, to tell a complex story, you need simple pictures. A conference at Norfolk State University has asked students to draw graphic novels that explore 1619 from African, Indigenous, and European perspectives. Tommy Bryant (Virginia Highlands Community College) explores the epic history of African Americans in comic books. Matthew Smith (Radford University) just co-curated a major museum exhibit about the history of comics. Veteran animator William “Tuck” Tucker (Longwood University) talks about his role illustrating the popular cartoons of the 1990s and early 2000s.

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