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Dan Didio to teach online-course at The Kubert School October 1st

Dan Didio joining Kubert School faculty to teach ‘From Concept to Sale’ course.

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Fall 2020 Online Studies at The Kubert School

The Kubert School has announced Dan Didio is joining their faculty in an online course set for October 1st. The course is called “From Concept to Sale.” What will it be about?

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In the course, he will show you how to develop and present your ideas for a character, book, or series, to publishers or other media outlets.  During these weekly sessions, you will discuss and work towards constructing a series bible and a story concept pitch that will generate opportunities in a crowded marketplace.

Dan Didio The Kubert School

Didio was DC Comics’ publisher and with the company for over 15 years with a lot of knowledge to impart to students. He was let go from DC Comics earlier this year.

The Kubert School Online Studies fall courses will be available for registration starting Tuesday, September 22nd.

For more on The Kubert School read the official press release below.

Dover, NJ – The Kubert School is proud to announce that — starting on October 1 — legendary DC publisher Dan Didio will join the ranks of its talented faculty. “As a long time fan and supporter of the Kubert School, I’m excited to be involved and contributing to their online program,“ says Didio.

Didio will be teaching a new online course called “From Concept to Sale”. In the course, he will show you how to develop and present your ideas for a character, book, or series, to publishers or other media outlets.  During these weekly sessions, you will discuss and work towards constructing a series bible and a story concept pitch that will generate opportunities in a crowded marketplace.

“We are overjoyed to welcome Dan into our online studies faculty. He is someone who needs no introduction and who has been an integral part of the comics industry for years. The knowledge and passion that he brings to a project is second to none.” says Anthony Marques, President of The Kubert School.

“From Concept to Sale” is only one new online course that will be coming Oct. 1. There will also be “Storyboards” taught by animation director, Abe Audish (Cartoon Network/Nickelodeon); “Basic Drawing” taught by artist Emma Kubert (Ink Blot from Image Comics); “Basic Drawing II” taught by David Williams (Batman The Animated Series, X-Force) and “Narrative Art” taught by comic book creator Moritat (All Star Western, The Spirit); with additional new classes to be announced.

They will join returning instructors such as Fernando Ruiz, Amy Chu, and Sergio Carriello just to name a few from The Kubert School’s incredible list of instructors.

The Kubert School Online Studies fall courses will be available for registration starting Tuesday, September 22nd.

As Publisher, Didio directed and oversaw DC Entertainment’s (DCE) publishing business under its key three imprints – DC, Vertigo, and MAD – in both print and digital formats. He worked alongside DCE’s editorial, art & design, production, business development, and sales groups. He would also work in concert with DCE’s Creative Affairs and Franchise Management teams to ensure that publishing continued to create content and help drive the media businesses that use comics as their source of inspiration.

Founded by legendary comic artist and creator, Joe Kubert, The Kubert School is committed to providing a personalized education that will stretch the limits of each students’ talents and potential.

The Kubert School’s curriculum, with a focus on all facets of sequential and narrative art, ensures each graduating student will be equipped with a developed understanding of craft, an enlarged imagination and the work ethic and passion necessary to be an artist for years to come.

For additional information on the Kubert School and how to sign up for our online studies courses, or to register for our upcoming Fall Open House on Saturday, November 7th, please visit www.kubertschool.edu or email info@kubertschool.edu.  To apply to our full time program visit https://www.kubertschool.edu/application.html.

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