John McGowan (VPR ’14) created a one-artist anthology comic, consisting of the first chapter of a serialized story, The Turkey Avenger, a series of autobiographical comic strips, and a collection of developmental material from the two projects for his Capstone, “Millennial Rust.” His advice is sharp and to the point, just like his drawings.

  1. Start your finished drawings in at least Fall of senior year.
  2. Find more than one advisor you trust.
  3. Figure out how to incorporate it into your coursework.
  4. Ask for help from everyone.
  5. Take breaks.

Millennial Rust comic book cover