Lianza 2 Comics For Libraries

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Workshop for LIANZA 2008 conference. A brief guide to the diverse landscape of comics and graphic novels, for librarians.

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Lianza 2 Comics For Libraries

  1. 1. Comics and graphic novels in libraries
  2. 2. Audiences: Children boys girls Young Adults Adults
  3. 3. A comic about mid-life crisis: Posy Simmonds, Gemma Bovery
  4. 4. Why do people read graphic novels? Entertainment Fan / Otaku Looking for a good book Interested in the subject Learning language (French, Japanese)
  5. 5. There’s all kinds of comics! The Classics Commercial comics Underground comix Alternative comics ‘ Post-Alternative’ comics ‘ Art comics’
  6. 6. Comics come from all over the world from Israel: Rutu Modan, Exit Wounds
  7. 7. There are comics for kids
  8. 8. Tove Jansson, Moomin: the Complete Comic Strip (volume 1)
  9. 9. Joann Sfar, Little Vampire
  10. 10. Jeff Smith, Bone
  11. 11. Hergé, Tintin in the Congo
  12. 12. Cinebook www.cinebook.co.uk
  13. 13. Shaun Tan, The Arrival
  14. 14. There are comics for teens
  15. 15. Derek Kirk Kim & Jesse Hamm, Good as Lily
  16. 16. Craig Thompson, Blankets
  17. 17. Flight – an anthology of younger cartoonists
  18. 18. The Classics Charles Schulz, Peanuts (being collected by Fantagraphics Books)
  19. 19. George Herriman, Krazy Kat (being collected as Krazy and Ignatz by Fantagraphics Books
  20. 20. E. C. Segar, Popeye
  21. 21. Chester Gould, Dick Tracy
  22. 22. Dan Nadel, Art out of Time
  23. 23. Will Eisner, The Spirit
  24. 24. DC Comics: Showcase Presents series
  25. 25. Marvel Comics Essential series
  26. 26. EC Comics The EC Archives
  27. 27. Jack Kirby: “the King of Comics”
  28. 28. Osamu Tezuka: “ the God of Manga”
  29. 29. Osamu Tezuka, Buddha
  30. 30. Osamu Tezuka, Phoenix
  31. 31. ‘ Mainstream’ comics Frank Miller & David Mazzucchelli, Batman: Year One
  32. 32. 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
  33. 33. Marvel Comics: Mark Millar (et al), Civil War Crossover Events
  34. 34. Neil Gaiman (et al), Sandman Brian K. Vaughan (et al), Y: the Last Man Vertigo – DC’s ‘mature readers’ imprint
  35. 35. Bill Willingham (et al), Fables Jeff Smith, 100 Bullets
  36. 36. Mike Mignola (et al), Hellboy
  37. 37. Underground comix Robert Crumb, Zap Comix
  38. 38. The ‘graphic novel’ Art Spiegelman, Maus
  39. 39. Seth, It’s a Good Life, if You Don’t Weaken Jason Lutes, Berlin Chester Brown, Louis Riel Chris Ware, Jimmy Corrigan Jaime Hernandez, Locas John Porcellino, Perfect Example
  40. 40. Art Spiegelman, In the Shadow of No Towers
  41. 41. Raymond Briggs, Ethel & Ernest, When the Wind Blows
  42. 42. Alan Moore & Eddie Campbell, From Hell
  43. 43. Lynda Barry, One Hundred Demons
  44. 44. Bandes Dessinées (European comics) Blutch, Blotch: Le Roi de Paris Edmond Baudoin, Le Chemin de Saint-Jean Joann Sfar, Pascin Jacques Tardi & JeanVautrin, Le Cri Du Peuple Frederic Boilet & Ben ôit Peeters, Tokyo est mon Jardin Philippe Dupuy, Hanté
  45. 45. Joann Sfar, The Rabbi’s Cat
  46. 46. David B., Epilectic
  47. 47. Manga!
  48. 48. Kawaii ! (cute) Matt Alt & Hiroko Yoda, Hello Please!
  49. 49. Manga: Kodomo – aimed at children Shōjo – aimed at girls Shōnen – aimed at boys Josei – aimed at young women (18-30) Seinen – aimed at young men (18-30) Yaoi – ‘boy love’ comics Yuri – ‘girl love’ comics Hentai – erotic comics Dōjinshi – fan comics
  50. 50. Yaoi - ‘ boy love’ comics Yuki Shimizu, Love Mode
  51. 51. Yuri – ‘ girl love’ comics Clamp, Miyuki-Chan in Wonderland
  52. 52. Crayon Shin-Chan (1992-) by Yoshito Usui Different ideas of what’s acceptable content for kids...
  53. 53. Shojo Shonen Shojo Beat Shonen Jump
  54. 54. Gender- bending manga: Rumiko Takahashi (Japan, 1957-), Ranma 1/2
  55. 55. Shojo – manga for girls (and liberated boys) Clamp, Cardcaptor Sakura Natsuki Takaya, Fruits Basket
  56. 56. Josei – manga for women (and men too!) Yayoi Ogawa, Tramps Like Us
  57. 57. Erica Sakurazawa, Angel Nest
  58. 58. Seinen – more mature ‘shonen’ manga Mochizuki Minetaro, Dragon Head Naoki Urasawa, Monster
  59. 59. Doujinshi – manga made by fans
  60. 60. Junko Mizuno, Cinderalla, Hansel & Gretel
  61. 61. American manga Amy Kim Ganter, Sorcerers and Secretaries Mark Crilley, Miki Falls
  62. 62. Stan Sakai, Usagi Yojimbo
  63. 63. Non-fiction graphic ‘novels’ Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis
  64. 64. Joe Sacco, Safe Area Goražde
  65. 65. Alison Bechdel, Fun Home
  66. 66. Larry Gonick, The Cartoon History of the Universe, The Cartoon History of the Modern World
  67. 67. Larry Gonick & Alice Outwater, The Cartoon Guide to the Environment
  68. 68. Books about comics Paul Gravett, Graphic Novels: Stories to Change Your Life Manga: Sixty Years of Japanese Comics
  69. 69. Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics Reinventing Comics Making Comics
  70. 70. from Scott McCloud, Making Comics
  71. 71. Will Eisner, Comics and Sequential Art
  72. 72. David Chelsea, Perspective for Comic Book Artists
  73. 73. Stan Lee & John Buscema, How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way
  74. 74. The How to Draw Manga series
  75. 75. Various authors, The DC Comics Guides
  76. 76. Some novels (the kind without pictures) about comics Tom De Haven, The Derby Dugan Trilogy Jonathan Lethem, The Fortress of Solitude Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  77. 77. Comics anthologies Sammy Harkham (ed.), Kramer’s Ergot Drawn & Quarterly Showcase Eric Reynolds (ed.), Mome Chris Ware (ed.), McSweeney’s Quarterly, no.13 (the Comics Issue)
  78. 78. Anne Elizabeth Moore (series editor), The Best American Comics (annual, published by Houghton Mifflin)
  79. 79. www.comicsreporter.com Websites about comics
  80. 80. www.tcj.com
  81. 81. www.icv2.com
  82. 82. www.comicbookresources.com
  83. 83. www.newsarama.com
  84. 84. www.manganews.net

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