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Presentation given at Westlake Boys High School in May 2012.

Presentation given at Westlake Boys High School in May 2012.



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    Comics in the classroom: Westlake Boys High School Comics in the classroom: Westlake Boys High School Presentation Transcript

    • What arecomics?
    • Comicsare not a genre
    • Michael Turner
    • Carl Barks,Uncle Scrooge
    • Charles Schulz, Peanuts
    • Comics are a form
    • Lorenzo Mattotti & Claudio Persanti, Stigmata
    • Shaun Tan,The Arrival
    • MeisterBertramvonMinden,TheGrabowerAltar,1375-1383
    • Colin McCahon, 6 Days in Nelson & Canterbury (1950)
    • Comics are a formused to tell many kinds of stories
    • Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons, The Watchmen
    • Neil Gaiman (et al), Sandman Brian K. Vaughan (et al), Y: the Last Man
    • Craig Thompson, Blankets
    • Posy Simmonds, Tamara Drewe
    • Chester Brown, Louis Riel
    • Art Spiegelman, Maus
    • Alison Bechdel, Fun Home
    • Marjane Satrapi,Persepolis
    • Joe Sacco,Footnotes in Gaza
    • Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos & Annie Di Donna, Logicomix: an Epic Search for Truth
    • Carol Lay,The Big Skinny
    • A selection ofChristian tracts fromJack T. Chick comics
    • Scott McCloud,Understanding Comics Reinventing Comics Making Comics
    • David Raw,Drawing Silence
    • Comics are global
    • MANGAShojo ShonenShojo Beat Shonen Jump
    • BD Blutch, Blotch: Le Roi de Paris Edmond Baudoin, Le Chemin de Saint-Jean Joann Sfar, Pascin Jacques Tardi & JeanVautrin, Le Cri Du PeupleFrederic Boilet & Benôit Peeters, Tokyo est mon Jardin Philippe Dupuy, Hanté
    • Amruta Patil, Kari & Parva
    • Nikolai Maslov, Siberia
    • Various,Congo 50
    • 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)
    • Nga Pakiwaituhi o Aotearoa: New Zealand Comics
    • Pakiwaitara + Tuhistory + writing/drawing
    • How to read comics
    • Bill Watterson
    • Reading pictures
    • closure
    • Drawings are a kind of language
    • Chantal Montellier
    • Visual metaphor
    • David B.
    • Vocabularies ofconventional signs
    • Herge
    • Miwa Ueda, Peach Girl
    • Dialects, Idioms, Accents
    • Style as individual ‘voice’
    • H. G. Potter / Chester Brown
    • Robert Crumb &AlineKominsky-Crumb
    • Picture + Picture = Comics
    • TaniguchiThe Man Who Walks
    • SCOTT McCLOUDUnderstanding Comics:The Invisible Art
    • Syntax & Grammar
    • HergeTintin In Tibet
    • Katsuhiro OtomoAkira
    • Chester BrownLouis Riel
    • Chris Ware
    • Chris Ware
    • Words + Pictures
    • Will EisnerComics & Sequential Art
    • Jim WoodringFrank
    • Jim WoodringFrank
    • John Byrne
    • Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus
    • Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus
    • Dave Sim &Gerhard,Cerebus
    • Goscinny & Uderzo, Asterix the Legionary
    • Chris WareJimmy Corrigan:Smartest Kid on Earth
    • Frederik Schodt, Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics Paul Gravett, Manga – Sixty Years of Japanese Comics
    • Paul Gravett, Graphic Novels – Everything You Need to Know(also known as Graphic Novels – Stories to Change Your life)
    • The Best American ComicsCover art by Michael Cho (left), Jillian Tamaki (right)