Scott McCloud has been writing and drawing comics since 1984. His book Understanding Comics was a New York Times Notable book for 1994, and is available in 16 languages. McCloud has lectured on comics and digital media at Harvard University, MIT, Pixar, Microsoft and The Smithsonian Institution. McCloud’s online comics can be found on his website at scottmccloud.com. His latest book, Making Comics, for which he just finished a 50-state-and-several-Canadian-province tour is in stores now.