Jamar A. Nicholas

Administrative Assistant, Visual and Performing Arts

(215) 572-2133

About Me

JAMAR NICHOLAS is an award-winning, Philadelphia-based artist and educator, teaching and lecturing on the topic of comics creation at numerous institutions, dedicating his career to empowering young people to realize the power of visual narrative.

Recent works include adapting and illustrating Geoffrey Canada's Fist Stick Knife Gun; Detective Boogaloo: Hip-Hop Cop, serialized in the US Metro newspapers (Philadelphia, NYC and Boston); and Leon: Protector of the Playground.

He is also a writer and columnist for DRAW! Magazine, the How-To source for comic and animation professionals, and was a host of the COMIC BOOK DINER podcast, focusing on the business of comics.