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Keynote from the LIANZA conference 2008. An introduction to comics and graphic novels: their history and how they work.

Keynote from the LIANZA conference 2008. An introduction to comics and graphic novels: their history and how they work.

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  • The Rise and Rise of the Graphic Novel ~ Comics as a literary form Dylan Horrocks Art Spiegelman
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  • Rodolphe Töpffer, Histoire de M. Jabot (1833)
  • Rodolphe Töpffer, L’Histoire d’Albert (1845)
  • Georges Remi (Hérge), Tintin au Pays des Soviets, (1930)
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  • R. F. Outcault (USA, 1863-1928), The Yellow Kid (1895-8)
  • Winsor McCay, Little Nemo in Slumberland (1905-1914)
  • John Mayes (cover art), Famous Funnies (1934)
  • Joe Shuster (cover), Action Comics, (1938)
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  • Dr. Frederic Wertham
  • Seduction of the Innocent by Dr. Frederic Wertham (1954)
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  • “ 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)
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  • “ There will be no attempt to give them serious consideration on aesthetic grounds, because they are simply not worth it.” Margaret Dalziel ‘ The Comics in New Zealand,’ Landfall (March, 1955)
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  • we read pictures
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  • closure
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  • Charles Schulz, Peanuts, 1950-2000
  • David B., Epileptic, 2005
  • Herge, Tintin (The Castafiore Emerald), 1963
  • Miwa Ueda, Peach Girl, 1998-2003
  • Drawing style = ‘voice’
  • Joe Kubert, Fax from Sarajevo, 1996
  • Joe Sacco, Safe Area Gorazde, 2000
  • John Porcellino, Perfect Example, 2000
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  • Jiro Taniguchi, The Man Who Walks, 1992
  • Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics: the Invisible Art, 1993
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  • Katsuhiro Otomo, Akira, 1982-1990
  • Chester Brown, Louis Riel, 2003
  • Chris Ware, Quimby the Mouse, 1990-1, 2003
  • George Herriman, Krazy Kat (1913-1944)
  • Words + Pictures Will Eisner, Comics & Sequential Art, 1985
  • Jim Woodring, Frank
  • John Byrne, Alpha Flight, 1980
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  • Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus, 1977-2004
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  • René Goscinny & Albert Uderzo, Asterix the Legionary, 1966
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  • Chris Ware, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, 2000.
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