Professor turns hobby into opportunity

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First row: Hawkeye, Thor, Iron Man, Annie Nocenti, editor of Marvel Comics, Matt Smith, Randy Duncan, professor of communication at Henderson State University, Danny Fingeroth, editor of Marvel Comics, Captain America and Black Widow. Back Row: Hulk.

With more than 16,000 comic books in his collection, Radford University School of Communication Director Matthew J. Smith channels his love for and knowledge of comics into being co-curator of the “Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes” exhibit in Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture.

Smith’s journey to becoming co-curator started off as any normal day. After reading an article in Entertainment Weekly with an incorrectly attributed illustration, Smith wrote a letter – which was subsequently published in the magazine.

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Feb 21, 2018
School of Communication