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Comics & graphic novels in school libraries - SLANZAK school librarians conference 2011

Comics & graphic novels in school libraries - SLANZAK school librarians conference 2011



A brief introduction to comics & graphic novels in school libraries. Used at SLANZAK 2011 conference. All images are Uploaded for reference.

A brief introduction to comics & graphic novels in school libraries. Used at SLANZAK 2011 conference. All images are Uploaded for reference.



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    Comics & graphic novels in school libraries - SLANZAK school librarians conference 2011 Comics & graphic novels in school libraries - SLANZAK school librarians conference 2011 Presentation Transcript

    • Seduction of the Innocent by Dr. Frederic Wertham (1954)
    • “ The comics erode the most fundamental habits of humane, civilised living… and they erode them in the most vulnerable element of our society, our children… “ If we ban the comics we are reducing the chances of war and preventing the further perversion of the world’s children.” Bill Pearson letter to Landfall (March, 1955)
    • Art Spiegelman, Maus: a Survivor’s Tale Pulitzer Prize winner National Book Critics Circle Award nominee Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction
    • Chris Ware Jimmy Corrigan: Smartest Kid on Earth American Book Award Guardian First Book Award First cartoonist invited to exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Biennial exhibition
    • Gene Luen Yang, American Born Chinese Michael L. Printz Award for Best YA Book National Book Award finalist
    • Siena Cherson Siegel & Mark Siegel, To Dance: a Ballerina’s Graphic Novel An ALA Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
    • Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis: the Story of a Childhood
    • Carl Barks, Uncle Scrooge
    • Charles Schulz, Peanuts
    • Lorenzo Mattotti, Stigmates
    • Meister Bertram von Minden, The Grabower Altar, 1375-1383
    • Colin McCahon, 6 Days in Nelson & Canterbury (1950)
    • Bill Watterson
    • we read pictures
    • closure
    • A picture can tell a story
    • Picture + Picture = Comics
    • Pictures + Words = Comics
    • WILL EISNER Comics & Sequential Art
    • Pictures can be like words
    • MIWA UEDA, Peach Girl
    • Chris Ware Acme Novelty Library
    • Chris Ware Sketchbook
    • Words can be like pictures
    • DAVE SIM & GERHARD, Cerebus
    • GOSCINNY & UDERZO, Asterix the Legionary
    • Comics use words and pictures t o tell all kinds of stories
    • Hergé, The Adventures of Tintin
    • Goscinny & Uderzo, Asterix the Gaul
    • Asterix in Latin, Published by Egmont Ehapa Verlag GmbH
    • Albert Algoud, L’Intégrale des Jurons du Capitaine Haddock
    • Cinebook www.cinebook.co.uk
    • Tove Jansson, Moomin
    • Joann Sfar, Little Vampire
    • Jeff Smith, Bone
    • Shaun Tan, The Arrival
    • Raymond Briggs, Ethel & Ernest, When the Wind Blows
    • Posy Simmonds, Tamara Drewe
    • Alan Moore (et al), Watchmen, Miracleman, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Top 10; James Sturm (et al), Unstable Molecules; Warren Ellis (et al), The Authority; Grant Morrison (et al), The Invisibles
    • Neil Gaiman (et al), Sandman Brian K. Vaughan (et al), Y: the Last Man Vertigo – DC’s ‘mature readers’ imprint
    • Mike Mignola (et al), Hellboy
    • Bryan Lee O’Malley, Scott Pilgrim
    • Hope Larson, Chiggers & Mercury
    • Raina Telgemeier, Smile
    • Craig Thompson, Blankets
    • Joann Sfar, The Rabbi’s Cat
    • David B., Epilectic
    • Alison Bechdel, Fun Home
    • Shakespeare adapatations by various, including Gareth Hinds
    • Nicki Greenberg, Shakespeare’s Hamlet (Allen & Unwin)
    • Gareth Hinds, The Odyssey
    • Eric Shanower, Age of Bronze: A Thousand Ships
    • Charles Schulz, Peanuts (being collected by Fantagraphics Books)
    • George Herriman, Krazy Kat (being collected as Krazy and Ignatz by Fantagraphics Books
    • Roy Crane, Captain Easy
    • Bill Blackbeard & Martin Williams, The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics
    • Dan Nadel, Art out of Time
    • Jack Kirby: “ the King of Comics”
    • Osamu Tezuka: “ the God of Manga”
    • Shojo Shonen Shojo Beat Shonen Jump
    • Shojo – manga for girls (and liberated boys) Clamp, Cardcaptor Sakura Natsuki Takaya, Fruits Basket
    • Gender- bending manga: Rumiko Takahashi (Japan, 1957-), Ranma 1/2
    • Seinen – more mature ‘shonen’ manga Mochizuki Minetaro, Dragon Head Naoki Urasawa, Monster
    • Josei – manga for women Yayoi Ogawa, Tramps Like Us
    • Erica Sakurazawa, Angel Nest
    • Bob Kerr & Stephen Ballantyne, Terry and the Gunrunners (Collins 1982) Terry and the Last Moa (Finlayson Hill 1986) Terry and the Yodelling Bull (Hodder & Stoughton 1999) Chris Slane & Robert Sullivan, Maui: Legends of the Outcast (Godwit 1997)
    • Chris Slane & Matt Elliott, Nice Day for a War: Adventures of a Kiwi Soldier in World War I (Harper Collins NZ)
    • Ant Sang, Shaolin Burning (Harper Collins NZ)
    • Chris Grosz, Kimble Bent Malcontent (Random House NZ)
    • Joe Sacco, Footnotes in Gaza
    • Emmanuel Guibert & Didier Lefevre, The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders
    • Jim Ottaviani & Leland Myrick, Feynman
    • Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos & Annie Di Donna, Logicomix: an Epic Search for Truth
    • Carol Lay, The Big Skinny
    • Tetsu Kariya & Akira Hanasaki, Oishinbo A La Carte Gurume Gourmet comics
    • Shotaro Ishinomori, Japan Inc.: an introduction to Japanese Economics Information manga
    • James Kochalka, American Elf
    • David Raw, Drawing Silence
    • The Best American Comics Cover art by Michael Cho (left), Jillian Tamaki (right)
    • Paul Gravett, Graphic Novels – Everything You Need to Know (also known as Graphic Novels – Stories to Change Your life)
    • Frederik Schodt, Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics Paul Gravett, Manga – Sixty Years of Japanese Comics
    • David Hajdu , The Ten-Cent Plague
    • Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics Reinventing Comics Making Comics
    • James Sturm, Andrew Arnold & Alexis Frederick-Frost , Adventures in Cartooning Adventures in Cartooning Activity Book
    • Various authors, The DC Comics Guides
    • http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=7582
    • http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/greatgraphicnovelsforteens/gn.cfm
    • http://graphicclassroom.blogspot.com/