2018 Comics in the City: J.H. Williams III

Friday, July 13, 7:00 pm
Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus

J.H. Williams III is an multiple award winning creator in illustration, design, and writing. J.H. is best known for his intricate visual storytelling while working on Chase (with D. Curtis Johnson), Batwoman (with Greg Rucka and Haden Blackman), Promethea with Alan Moore, Desolation Jones with Warren Ellis, Batman with Grant Morrison, and recently, Sandman: Overture with Neil Gaiman. He is now working on projects outside of the comics industry including limited edition suit design for Artful Gentlemen out of San Francisco, all of packaging and cover art for rock band The Sword on their Apocryphon album, and album cover art for the legendary music icon, Blondie. J.H. lives in Las Vegas with his adoring wife, one cat, one rabbit, and an ever expanding comic book collection.

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Comics in the City 2018

In celebration CCA’s MFA in Comics graduate students making their return to San Francisco, California College of the Arts will host its sixth annual summer guest speaker series featuring three of comics' most celebrated creators and a special reading by our graduating students.

Each Friday during the month of July, the Comics in the City speaker series will highlight various aspects of the comics medium from independent publishing to the craft of writing and the future of digital comics. Featuring award-winning storyteller J.H. Williams III (Promethea, Sandman: Overture), critically-acclaimed cartoonist Julia Wertz (Tenements, Towers, & Trash), rising star Ashley A. Woods (NiobeLadycastle), and our very own graduate cartoonists, this public lecture series will take place on CCA's San Francisco campus. Check individual event descriptions for location and start time. For more information about the MFA in Comics program: cca.edu/mfacomics and facebook.com/ccamfacomics.

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