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Comic Book Anatomy of a Superhero : Part 1 of 2

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Comic Book Anatomy of a Superhero : Part 1 of 2

  • C.C. Lowell 258 Park Avenue Worcester, MA 01609 (map)

$89.00 : Part 1 & 2 of Comic Book Anatomy of a Superhero. Tuesday, 4:30-6pm. April 19th (Part 1) and April 26th (Part 2)

Ever have trouble with putting your characters into specific poses? Are your superheroes looking a little less super than you’d intended, or characters don’t look the same on every page? This might be the workshop for you. Topics include facial proportions, basic anatomy, the importance of gesture drawings and tips on character design practices.


Learn the basics with artist Michael McMenemy. Enter the world of sequential art and develop your own graphic novel with memorable characters and unique settings. Michael McMenemy is a graduate of Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, where he studied Illustration, and took a profound interest in sequential art and storytelling. He endeavors to improve as a graphic storyteller by exploring new approaches to the craft and developing innovations within the comics medium. See examples of his work in the Worcester-centric children’s book, Siegfried, the graphic novel Dirt: Green Tornado Water, and ongoing comics series Something Creepy and Pale Dragon. More at

In each workshop, Michael will guide students through each step of the process of creating a comic book, from concept to publication. Students are encouraged to attend all courses, but can also choose a single course that they would enjoy or benefit the most from.

Call us to sign up today, 508-757-7713