This series of events will look at how comics and zines can be tools of expression whilst improving literacy and overall wellbeing. During the week you can drop in and take part in a workshop with Comics Youth, take a look at comics created by young people and find out more about the mental health and wellbeing impacts comics can have.
About Illustrating Futures
Illustrating Futures is a collaboration between University of Liverpool and Comics Youth, who deliver comic and zine workshops for disadvantaged children and young people aged 8 - 25 within Merseyside and Knowsley. The workshops aim to help young people improve their literacy and overall wellbeing, and provide them with the tools to express themselves. David Hering is a Lecturer in Contemporary Literature at the University of Liverpool who has taught and convened classes on the history of comics and graphic novels.