Laurelton, PA – On Saturday, September 10, comics artist and inker Keith Williams will give a presentation on working in the comics industry at the West End Library.
Williams has worked on many notable comics, including Spider-Man, The Silver Surfer, Superman, The Hulk, She-Hulk, Warlock, Superman, The Mask, and the X-Men.
The presentation starts at 1 p.m. Registration is compulsory and limited for the presentation. After the presentation, there will be a meeting open to the public until 3:30 p.m.
Williams received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1980 from the School of Visual Arts in New York. He majored in media arts and studied with Will Eisner, the creator of the Spirit comic strip.
With the help of Marvel comics artist and mentor Don Perlin, Keith began working for Marvel Comics in 1982 as a background inker. At Marvel, he became the first John Romita Raider, an art correction group.
Keith then became associate editor under Jim Owlsley (Christopher Priest) on the Spider-Man group of books. The two became the first all-black editorial team in Marvel history. He then became John Byrne’s background artist on Alpha Flight, The Hulk, Superman and Action Comics.
Williams has also worked for Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics and Moonstone Comics. He is also the author of the graphic novel published by Avatar Press, Harlem Hellfighters by Max Brook.