Wonder Woman first appeared in Sensation Comics in 1942. Since that time she has been recognized as the foremost female superhero, influencing generations of creators and characters. Join us for a presentation of her history, the background story of her creation, and the ongoing story of her influence, both in comics and the world.
Presenter Wayne Wise is a comic book writer, artist, retailer, and scholar living in Pittsburgh. He has a BA in History and an MA in Clinical Psychology. He is a published author and pop culture journalist. He has taught classes on Comics and Pop Culture at Chatham University, and has taught seminars on Writing for Comics at Seton Hill and Point Park University. He serves on the Board of the Pittsburgh ToonSeum where he has presented numerous lectures and workshops. Visit his website at www.wayne-wise.com.
This event is a part of the Lebo Comic Fest Series that includes the following programs:
John Kelley and the Toonseum 10/12/17 at 7:00 p.m.
Yona Harvey: Visible Pictures: Tales of Comics Script Writing 10/23/17 at 7:00 p.m.
Wayne Wise: Suffrage and Sappho 75 Years of Wonder Woman 11/16/17 at 7:00 p.m.
Lebo Comics Fest: Learn, Make, Play 11/18/17 6:30-8:30 p.m.