Join Mel Gillman in this 4 week live zoom class

At A Glance

When: For 4 weeks starting Sunday November 13, 2022 at 2pm to 3:30pm Eastern

Where: Online via Zoom

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Cost: $199

Materials: There are no specific materials required. This course is designed to use whatever you have at hand

In Detail

Four live 90 minute sessions

Starting November 13, 2022.

  • Week 1 - Sunday November 13, 2-3:30pm Eastern
  • Week 2 - Sunday November 20, 2-3:30pm Eastern
  • Week 3 - Sunday November 27, 2-3:30pm Eastern
  • Week 4 - Sunday December 4, 2-3:30pm Eastern


Calls will include live instruction, discussion and exercises. 

Class videos, audios, chats and transcripts will be saved and archived for the duration of the course and 4 weeks afterwards.

There is no Mighty Network component for this course. 




Learn to Play With Genre

Mel Gillman has mastered the art of playful genre comics. This is your chance to experiment with the potential of the Romance Comic. 

By the end of the four weeks you will have a collection of comics that respond to in class exercises and a new found knowledge of how genre works. 



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About the Instructor

Melanie Gillman is a cartoonist who specializes in LGBTQ books for kids and teens. They are the creator of the webcomic and graphic novel As the Crow Flies, published in 2017 by Iron Circus Comics, and winner of the 2018 Stonewall Honor Award. They are also the author of Stage Dreams, published by Lerner/Graphic Universe in 2019. In addition to their graphic novel work, they are also a senior lecturer in the Comics MFA Program at the California College of the Arts.

Mel Gillman

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