iServi News | 25 June 2021 | Term 2, Week 10
Comic book writer Mr Shane McCarthy has joined our Year 12 General English classes to share his creative process and comic writing tips. Mr McCarthy’s oeuvre includes Riddle Me That (Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight), Victims (Detective Comics), Star Wars Tales and a twelve-part Transformers series entitled All Hail Megatron.
In each session, Mr McCarthy worked through the story-writing process involved in creating comics and broke down the steps that students should take in completing their own graphic novel and comic work. Shane’s creativity and humour engaged students in a discussion of constructing powerful narratives and his industry experience allowed students an invaluable insight into the unique process that is creating a comic book.
Following Mr McCarthy’s presentation, students will submit their own short graphic novel. The English Learning Area team is looking forward to seeing the creative and unique stories that our students will submit.
Ms Vanessa Hollis