Breakthrough Visuals is dedicated to using the power of words and images, created in real-time, to facilitate group processes. In addition to graphic recording and facilitation, we do more finished illustrations, explainer comics and infographics. Breakthrough Visuals is based in the Philadelphia area.
Terry LaBan, Owner
Terry LaBan has had a lifelong passion for telling stories with words and pictures, a passion that led him to a decades-long cartooning career. Now he’s using the skills he’s developed to help businesses and individuals tell their stories in unique and creative ways.
His cartoons and illustrations have appeared in publications like Mad Magazine, Nickelodeon Magazine and Details. He’s created several comic book series of his own which were published by Fantagraphics books and Dark Horse Comics and collaborated on others for publishers like DC Comics and Egmont, a European Disney affilliate. For 15 years, from 2001 until 2016, he created the daily comic strip “Edge City,” which was syndicated by King Features Syndicate and appeared in newspapers nationwide. He teaches classes in comics and cartooning as an adjunct professor at Philadelphia University. He has a MS in Digital Design from Philadelphia University and a BFA from the University of Michigan. He trained as a graphic recorder at Alpha Chimp Studios in Nashville, TN.