Thebeat Cover-McScott McCloud delivers a free lecture at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) tonight:

Scott McCloud lecture

When: July 13, 7 p.m.
Where: Auditorium 150
Cost: Free

Scott McCloud’s 1993 book, Understanding Comics, has become a standard reference for comics artists and a frequently cited inspiration for creators in other fields, such as Will Wright (creator of “The Sims”) and Matt Groening (creator of “The Simpsons”). McCloud’s newest book, Reinventing Comics, explores the potential of comics in digital environments. Find out more at McCloud’s Web site