Heroes in the Making: The Art of Comic Production
presented in partnership with More Fun Comics and Games
September 17 – December 10
$5 Special Exhibition Admission; FREE for GDAC members, current students, children 12 & under
Opening Reception, Friday, October 7, 6-8 PM
From classic D.C. and Marvel heroes to independent artists and graphic novelists, today comic art surrounds us in print, toys, films, and online. But how do such artists create the heroes of tomorrow? This interactive exhibition brings together original illustrations, published works, scripts and sketches to explore the history and future of comic production. Enjoy a selection of works from comic masters Jack Kirby, Curt Swan, Keith Giffen, Stan Lee, and Richard Sala, including such beloved characters as Superman and Silver Surfer. With a “behind-the scenes” focus on how comics are made, visitors of all ages can create their own comics in hands-on maker stations or enjoy their favorite comics in our reading lounge.