Superstar graphic novel and comic book writer, published internationally by the biggest names in comics
Comic book writer talks and workshops delivered by Perth-based comic book writer (incl. Batman, Transformers, Deadpool, Star Wars). Shane McCarthy also delivers awesome talks for graduation dinners, or other events!
K to Year 12 students / teacher groups / parents
More about Shane:
Shane is a comic book writer whose work has been published internationally by DC Comics, Marvel Comics and IDW to name a few.
He has written for Batman Legends of the Dark Night, Detective Comics (starring Batman), Dark X-Men, Daredevil, Star Wars, Deadpool Team Up and Transformers: All Hail Megatron.
As one of the few Australians to have written for this calibre of characters and publishers, Shane brings a unique perspective to his talks and workshops. He’s an experienced and much sought after speaker, with significant school experience across a wide range of students and topics.
Shane is passionate about his craft and is able to deliver on a diverse range of topics including graphic novel and comic book development; the art of storytelling; character development; masculine and/or feminine representation in pop culture; and perseverance and resilience.
When not delving into the world of comics, Shane (also a professional dancer) can be found teaching and performing swing dance all around the world. He’s the owner of the Swing It! Dance School.
- Graphic novel / comic book development
- The art of storytelling
- Character development and motivations
- Masculine and feminine representation in pop culture
- Perseverance and resilience
Shane is available to book at the following rates:
- ONLINE DELIVERY
- Up to 60 minutes: $350
- 60 to 120 minutes: $550
- 130 to 180 minutes: $750
- IN PERSON DELIVERY
- Up to 60 minutes: $400
- 60 to 120 minutes: $600
- 130 to 180 minutes: $800
Watch our Nudge Productions video about Shane:
Testimonials / Reviews:
Here is a selection of testimonials about Shane:
“Makes male writers and the process of writing not only real, but cool!” – Donna Gardiner, Willeton Senior High School
“Highly entertaining, with a genuine and authentic approach.” – Dave Reed, Hale School
“He was terrific! Shane got them thinking about their writing and viewing.” – Michelle Pritchett, Guildford Grammar School
“Everything you want a comic book writer to be – witty, funny and such a cool dude.” – Emma Day, Kununurra School and Community Library