PODCAST: Tony Weaver Jr. Explains How Tupac, Static and Rock Lee showed him he was Weird Enough to make comics

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PODCAST: Tony Weaver Jr. Explains How Tupac, Static and Rock Lee showed him he was Weird Enough to make comics

Tony Weaver Jr. started Weird Enough Productions just out of college with a grant and created The Uncommons, a comic book series about a diverse group of superheroes with powers and abilities inspired by his love of anime. Echoing Green typically doesn’t give grants to comic book creators, but Weaver wanted to create more than a comic book publishing company, You see, Weird Enough creates comics along with their fans and has a curriculum for teachers to use in classrooms across the country to get and keep students interested in learning. Tony has given TED talks, won awards, been named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 (the only comic book creator to do so) and is helping kids across the country become heroes themselves, by inspiring them to help their own communities. Did I mention that he’s just 25 years old? I am fascinated, impressed and mildly terrified of Ton’y’s drive and focus and you will be too. This is not an episode that you want to miss!

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Show links:

Weird Enough Productions

Peace First Foundation

Echoing Green Foundation

Watch Tony Weaver’s TED Talk

Tony Weaver Twitter

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