EPISODE 8-COMICS TECHNOLOGY 101 In this illustrated overview of the various printing technologies that comics have relied upon for mass publication and distribution, we will explore the changes that arose from the beginning of print as an industry to the 21st century. Explore here.
EPISODE 7-COMICS PREHISTORY Where did the comics form come from? In this lecture, we’ll journey from prehistory to the late 19th century in an illustrated overview of the evolution of the art form, all prior to the rise of the popular comic book format. Explore here.
EPISODE 6 - Pencil Me In(Graphic Medicine) Explore medical autobiography with Stephen Bissette. Bissette gives us a multimedia tour about the power of sharing personal stories through the power of graphic storytelling. Explore here.
EPISODE 5-Manga Before Tezuka Stephen R. Bissette leads us through a heavily illustrated lecture of the roots of manga. Explore here.
EPISODE 4-Paleo Pop Primer Part 2 Stephen R. Bissette takes us through the history of prehistoric animals in pop culture. Explore here.
EPISODE 3 - Paleo Pop Primer Part 1 Stephen R. Bissette takes us through the history of prehistoric animals in pop culture. Explore here.
We Are Not at the End of History of Numbering Professor Chrisomalas visits Con Con to talk about the past, present, and future of numbers. A lot of what you think you know about numbers is wrong or is it? View here to find out!
EPISODE 2 - Spooky Story Telling With Stephen Bissette Renowned comics artist and storyteller Stephen Bissette dissects and discusses the basics of comics storytelling, including elements of of page and panel composition and flow and more through examples of his own work. View here
EPISODE 1-Bissette's Menagerie of Cryptozoological Creatures A great start to the Comics Goes To College Lecture with Stephen Bissette! His lecture was an edifying treatment of cryptozoological creatures, anatomy, and copious amounts of drawing. To watch click here.
Science Fiction and Fact of Frankenstein What a great way to end the con with the Science and Science Fiction in Frankenstein with University of Indiana Professor Monique Morgan. Check it out here.
Camel Draws Undead Kaiju Check out our lively discussion with Devon Camel while he draws a reanimated Kaiju here.
Bissette Talks Swamp Thing, Comics Code and Reanimation We had a great time with legendary comic artist, publisher and teacher Stephen Bissette. Watch the conversation about all things Swamp Thing here.
Changing disAbility Discourse Through Improv How can we change the discourse about disability? Found out in this presentation about improv and Frankenstein here. Get ready to follow along in this active and fun presentation.
Short Film Orion In short film Orion the question is posed "Who is real?". Find out who or what is here!
Short Film Oracle Oracle is a short film from CON CON 2019. What happens when tech bonds with human biology? Find out here!
ROCKETS FROM EARTH TO THE ATMOSPHERE AND BACK AGAIN. THEY DIDN'T REACH MARS BUT IMPRESSIVE NONE THE LESS.
COMICS INDUSTRY STAR JOHN MCCREA DRAWING THE BLACK PANTHER. JOHN FINISHED THE DRAWING AND DONATED THE DRAWING FOR AUCTION TO HELP JACKSON COLLEGE STUDENTS EXPERIENCING FINANCIAL NEEDS. THE AUCTION GARNERED $300 FOR THE CHARITY!
2018 found Con Con discussing all things Mars. We just happened to get an interview with the hottest Martian author at the time Andy Weir. Click here for Part 1 of the interview.