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Saturday, November 8 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Diversity in Comics

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Race and LGBTQ representation in comics industry

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Gisèle Lagacé

Born in Northern New Brunswick, Gisele Lagace has been making comics for over a decade. She’s mostly known for her popular webcomics, such as Ménage à 3, Eerie Cuties, Sticky Dilly Buns, Penny and Aggie, and Cool Cat Studio. When not working on her own projects, she pencils for Archie comics doing interiors and covers. One of her most well known issue is Archie #636, where everyone in Riverdale reverses gender... Read More →
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Kate Leth

Kate Leth is a comics creator from Halifax proper. She is the author of two Adventure Time graphic novels, the ongoing Bravest Warriors series, and her autobiographical webcomic Kate or Die. She runs a group for women working in comic shops called The Valkyries, is the host of comics podcast Less Than Live with Kate or Die, and is currently writing both Fraggle Rock and Edward Scissorhands alongside a slew of other collaborations such as... Read More →
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Dan Parent

Dan Parent is an American comic book artist and writer[ best known for his work for Archie Comics. A graduate of The Kubert School, Parent began working for Archie immediately after graduation. His writing of the Love Showdown series from 1994 received widespread attention. Parent has also illustrated Felix the Cat, Barbie, Disney Adventures, and a wide variety of other titles. Dan is credited with giving Archie Comics a relevance with... Read More →
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J. Torres 

J. Torres is the award-winning writer and co-creator of Alison Dare, Bigfoot Boy, and Power Lunch. Perhaps best known for his run on Teen Titans Go, he has also written Batman, Ninja Scroll, Wonder Girl, and Wonder Woman for DC Comics. As well, he has edited for comics anthologies including Yo Gabba Gabba: Comic Book Time and True Patriot. The comics Torres has worked on have earned nominations for the prestigious Eisner Award (Alison... Read More →

Saturday November 8, 2014 12:00pm - 12:45pm
(I) The Burrow (202) Room 202

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