Panel : This is My Story to Tell: Representation and Role-Models in the Comic Arts

Friday, May 24, 2024

from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Hub - C 20 - Section C


All audience

Comics have long provided role-models for readers of all ages, with heroes who inspire and entertain. But for much of the history of the comic arts, those who are allowed to be heroes have tended to be narrowly defined, and many readers and creators didn’t see themselves represented on the page. In recent years, a far-broader range of creative voices has made space for themselves in the industry, and these diverse creators have brought to life stories and characters reflecting ethnic, physical, and cultural experiences from their own distinct point of view.

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