Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: a sold-out event!

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The NCCIL’s yearlong 20 Years of Art anniversary celebrations continued in the month of May with Manga guru Mark Crilley. In the fall of 2013, the NCCIL organized an exhibition of today’s leading and popular graphic novelists. Currently on national tour, BAM! It’s a Picture Book: The Art Behind Graphic Novels continues to be one of the most sought-after NCCIL shows. Mark Crilley was one of the five featured illustrators in this exhibition.

Mark Crilley, nominated for the Eisner Award thirteen times, is the author and illustrator of several graphic novels such as Akiko, Billy Clikk, Miki Falls, Brody’s Ghost, and Mastering Manga series. As one of the “Top 25 Most Subscribed Gurus” on YouTube, Crilley’s drawing demonstration videos have received more than 70 million views. Crilley conducted a sold-out “Mastering Manga” workshop at the NCCIL.