Workshop: Create Your Own Superhero Event

Saturday 7th November 2020

at 11:00 AM /

Workshop: Create Your Own Superhero


Online - For ages 12-18

Ticket: £15 for both workshops - Please book via Eventbrite here.
Participants will receive a Zoom link once a ticket has been purchased.

Participants are limited to ten
so book early! All participants are invited and encouraged to attend both workshops. If you would struggle to pay for the workshops, please email us at to arrange a subsidised ticket.

Join comic designer Etienne Kubwabo for two workshops and learn how to create your own superhero! 

Day 1 (Saturday 7 November 11am-1pm): Etienne will start off the workshop with an illustrated talk about the inspiration for his own comic book, the film Black Panther. He will also tell participants about his other inspirations - legends such as the American comic book writer Stan Lee. Etienne will then guide the participants to imagine and create their own superheroes - how to develop a character, their backstories, a character’s look, powers and storyline. 

Day 2 (Sunday 15 November 11am-1pm): Participants will share their superhero ideas, their inspirations, their choice of powers, the storyline and setting. Etienne will then discuss his new comic book set in Glasgow - Beats of War.

All participants will receive a signed copy of Beats of War on completion of the workshops!  

Etienne Kubwabo is a filmmaker and DJ from Glasgow who moved to Scotland 10 years ago from the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2012, Etienne joined Clydebank College to study Film and Communication and holds a degree from Glasgow Caledonian University. He has directed multiple music videos for artists in Scotland, Sweden and Belgium. Etienne has directed the children’s show Sho-time, as well as documentary Scotland’s Memoir, and is currently working on a new documentary entitled We are Scotland, featuring young creatives in Scotland. In 2020, he created and released Scotland’s first-ever black superhero comic book, Beats of War.  

Watch Live

Saturday 7th November 2020 / 11am-1pm / Online

Sunday 15th November 2020 / 11am-1pm / Online

How AIM 2020 works

Films will be available to watch for 48 hours from the Watch Live date and time.

Discussions and Masterclasses will be streamed live to our Facebook and Vimeo pages on the Watch Live date and time.

Workshops are closed and require registration.

For full ticketing information click here.