Scott McCloud x2 - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Scott McCloud x2 – CLICK TO ENLARGE

During the week of April 10-12, best-selling comics creator Scott McCloud (Zot! and Understanding Comics), a Regents’ Lecturer in the Writing Program at UC Santa Barbara, appeared at a number of events, including an Arts & Lectures keynote talk in Campbell Hall on “Comics and Visual Communication.”

William Morrow Paperbacks - UNDERSTANDING COMICS by Scott McCloudAt the tail-end of his visit, Ted Coe, along with Janessa Lea Puckett and Sean Mabry, hosts of KCSB’s new cultural-arts program “Freak Juice” (Tuesdays 2-4am), sat down with McCloud to reflect on the impact of “sequential art.” On the Monday, April 29 edition of Coe’s “The Freak Power Ticket,” their conversation was mixed with a selection of popular music related to the world of comics.

An edited version of the program is now available here for download.

“The Freak Power Ticket” airs on Mondays in the Spring from 11am-12noon.