What I Do
R. Alan Brooks oversees art, lettering, and more for Pop Culture Classroom’s Colorful History comic series about key events, people, and places from U.S. history.
Areas of Expertise
R. Alan Brooks teaches graphic novel writing for Regis University’s MFA program, and Lighthouse Writers Workshop. He’s the author of “The Burning Metronome” and “Anguish Garden” – graphic novels featuring social commentary. His award-winning weekly comic for The Colorado Sun, “What’d I Miss?” has been praised for its direct engagement with social issues. His TED Talk on the importance of art reached 1 million views in 2 months. His graphic novel work is featured in the Denver Art Museum’s renovated Western exhibit. He hosts the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art’s “How Art Is Born” podcast, as well as his own “MotherF**ker In A Cape” comics podcast, and has written comic books for Pop Culture Classroom, Zenescope Entertainment, and more.