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Join us as local artist Eric Dyck and guest artist J. Torres talk about working in the comics industry, art, and creativity.
Can Robin, Beast Boy, Cyborg, Raven, and Starfire defeat the supervillains? Or will their struggles to get along at Titans Tower get in the way of their heroics? TEEN TITANS GO! brings the wildly popular animated television series back to the comics it sprang from!
Torres is a Filipino Canadian comic book writer perhaps best known for his work on Teen Titans Go for DC Comics. Other notable works include the Eisner Award-nominated Alison Dare, the Parents Choice Award-winning Brobots, and the Junior Library Guild section How to Spot a Sasquatch. Among other accolades is a Shuster Award for “Outstanding Writer” for his work on Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Love as a Foreign Language, and Teen Titans. More information at: http://www.jtorrescomics.com
Eric Dyck is a cartoonist and art educator living in Lethbridge, AB. He has shared his love of cartoons and comic-storytelling in art galleries, museums, schools and libraries throughout Alberta and New Brunswick. Eric has been documenting his experiences and adventures in Southern Alberta through his webcomic, Slaughterhouse Slough. Eric uses his comic strip to share about the people that he meets, the stories that he hears and as a means of learning more about the history of Southern Alberta.