Audio: Nicholas Discusses His Creative Process, How He Came to Love Comic Books

By Purnell T. Cropper | June 20, 2012

Jamar Nicholas, Featured Contributor for Online Media, talks about his early attempts at creating comic strips (“I decided that comic books are a lot more forgiving”) and reveals a secret about his creative process.

Nicholas is Gallery Assistant at Arcadia University. He also teaches at Moore College of Art and Design and is an award-winning comic book artist, landing three major 2011 Glyph Awards at the 10th Annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC) for his adaptation of Geoffrey Canada’s memoir Fist Stick Knife Gun. The America Library Association also named Fist Stick Knife Gun among the 2011 Great Graphic Novels for Teens.