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This talk presents data comics, a way of presenting stories with data inspired by the way traditional comics communicate visually and narrate stories.

The talk explains though examples from this collection and why data comics are a special format for data-driven storytelling. It will discuss design patterns as tool to analyze existing comics and to create data comics. Eventually, the talk will explore how to explain visualizations in data comics that your readers might not be familiar with. The lecture finishes with an outlook into methods and approaches for you to create your own data comics.

Benjamin Bach is a Lecturer in Design Informatics and Visualization at the University of Edinburgh. His research designs and investigates interactive information visualization interfaces to help people explore, communicate, and understand data.

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