Mel will share some graphic novels for readers aged eleven and over. She will also explore how comics and graphic novels can support aspects of the curriculum. In addition, she will look at what skills readers need to get to grips with the medium and talk about promoting collections.

Speaker Info

Speaker Name

Dr Mel Gibson

Speaker Details

Mel Gibson is a UK based comics scholar and consultant. She has run training and promotional about comics and graphic novels for libraries, schools and other organizations since 1993 when she contributed to Graphic Account on developing graphic novels collections for 16-25 year olds, published by the Youth Libraries Group.   

As a consultant, Mel runs training events on working with young adults in libraries, working with picture books and the links between children’s books and the internet. Find out more: