Class Meets Wednesday Nights at 630pm in the Emerson Online Classroom


Designed to introduce you to a thorough understanding and appreciation of comic book art from the Golden Age up until today's best work. We will examine a wide variety of works by the founding artists of the medium and explore the techniques used and developed to successfully tell a story in comic book form.

This blog will be the source of our online classroom discussions. We will meet for an online "Live" classroom section on Wednesday nights from 630 - 730pm BOSTON TIME. Check your time or use World Clock to ensure you are on time. Please click the link in the column to the right to get there.


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Veronica and I with the only man to beat both Gorn's and Gremlins
Andy Fish is an American artist and writer.  He is the author of over 18 graphic novels including THE TRAGIC TALE OF TURKEY BOY and WEREWOLVES OF WISCONSIN for McFarland Books. He is also the author of a series of How To Art Books from Quarto Publishing in England.

His last book was DRACULA'S ARMY released Halloween 2013 and he is currently working on GEEKS AND GREEKS a comedy written by MIT alumni and actor Steve Altes which was completely funded through a Kickstarter Campaign in the Spring of 2014.

His fine art and pop inspired paintings have been featured in galleries all over the world, including a sold out solo show in Boston and an upcoming show in London.

He has lectured all over the world, most recently in Tokyo Japan on the subject of comics and graphic novels.

He trained with Will Eisner, Jack Kirby and Paul Ryan-- all of them legends in the industry and attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City and Rhode Island School of Design in Providence.

In addition to teaching at Emerson he has been an adjunct professor of art at Mass College of Art and Design and the Higgins Education Wing at the Worcester Art Museum.

This is Andy's seventh year with Emerson and he leads the Art of Comics and Illustrating The Graphic Novel as well as Advanced Illustration for the Graphic Novel in our program.

Pages from Andy's WEREWOLVES OF WISCONSIN (c) 2012 McFarland Books

His wife is Veronica Lane Fish-- the current artist on Marvel's SPIDER-WOMAN and Boom Studios SLAM! title with previous credits including Archie Comics ARCHIE Relaunch, Marvel's SILK,  HOWARD THE DUCK and more.


Website: www.andytfish.com

Andy Fish on WIKIPEDIA
Andy Fish on AMAZON


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