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The Kelly Sue DeConnick talk on discomfort offers advice on how to embrace awkwardness based on her experience as a comic book writer. Based in Portland, Oregon, the writer founded a company called Milkfed Criminal Masterminds Inc. with her husband and fellow writer Matt Fraction.
The speaker has written for a number of publications, including Image Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, DC Comics/Vertigo, Dynamite, BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing, Humanoids, Tokyopop, Engine Press and VIZ, LLC. This includes work for Captain Marvel and Avengers: Enemy Within. Her work in this field informed much of the content in the Kelly Sue DeConnick talk.
She was educated at the University of Texas at Austin, receiving a BA in drama.
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Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Talk on Discomfort Uses Superhero Anecdotes
As a comic book writer, Kelly Sue DeConnick’s talk on discomfort reveals her strategies about how to embrace and grow from awkward situations. She says that working in an industry that is... Read More