Heide Solbrig

Comics Journalism


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This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

Graphic storytelling can be a beautiful and emotive way to tell larger social and political stories that give us insight into the lives of others. This course will focus on how to develop a visual journalistic ‘voice’ in comics, how to work quickly and with an editor and some basic ethics for journalism in the graphic form. Each student will choose a topic to research and represent visually while researching a venue where it could be released into the public sphere.

Excited about comics? This class is part of the Visual Storytelling and Comics Certificate Program.

$550 Workshop

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Heide Solbrig is a cartoonist and media scholar (MFA, Ph.D.) who teaches, writes, and draws memoir and journalistic comics. Her comics about growing up in the divorce generation of the 1970s have been written about in Filmmaker Magazine as well as appearing in literary journals, anthologies, and her own publications. Founder of the Boston ComicsWorkspace run out … Read more