The User Experience of Comic Books
How much do you know about comic books? What can comic books teach us about user experience design? Join us as we learn more about the comic book industry and what it can teach us about good (and bad) user experiences. Weâ€™ll look at how the comic book industry has changed over the years by deconstructing the evolution of the comic book cover, how the art of telling stories through juxtaposed images and words has changed over the years, as well as some of the user experience failures of the industry from the 90â€™s until now. Along the way, weâ€™ll discuss some lessons learned from the comic book industry. In the end, youâ€™ll walk away knowing some cool things about the comic book medium. Heck, you might just end up reading a few! ;)
About Jeff Whitfield
What happens when you unleash a frustrated musician onto a computer? You get a really big geek! That's Jeff in a nutshell.Â Jeff's career involves helping people build cutting-edge, custom responsive websites using emerging standards, modern design, and the latest development techniques. He works from home as a freelance web designer/developer and is currently creatingÂ a group comprised of professionals within the interactive/web business who can provide a full circle of services: video, branding, web design, development, interactive, etc. The goal is to have professionals who work well together and bring about a level of passion to what they do in an effort to provide small to medium sized businesses a level of service that not many agencies and firms can provide.
Find out more about Jeff on hisÂ website.