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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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    • 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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