What are comics?
Comics  are not  a  genre
Michael Turner
Carl Barks,  Uncle Scrooge
Charles Schulz,  Peanuts
Comics  are a form
Shaun Tan,  The Arrival
Lorenzo Mattotti,  Stigmates
 
Meister Bertram von Minden, The Grabower Altar,  1375-1383
Colin McCahon,  6 Days in Nelson & Canterbury (1950)
 
How to read  comics
Bill Watterson
 
Reading pictures
 
closure
 
 
Drawings are a kind of language
Chantal Montellier
Visual metaphor
David B.
Vocabularies of conventional signs
Herge
Miwa Ueda,  Peach Girl
Chris Ware Acme Novelty  Library
Chris Ware Sketchbook
Dialects, Idioms, Accents
 
 
 
 
Style as individual ‘voice’
H. G. Potter / Chester Brown
Robert Crumb &  Aline  Kominsky-Crumb
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Comics & Graphic Novels: Massey High School 2012 - part 1 of 4

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Part 1 of 4: this section introduces comics and graphic novels, and looks at how we read individual pictures.

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Comics & Graphic Novels: Massey High School 2012 - part 1 of 4

  1. 9. What are comics?
  2. 10. Comics are not a genre
  3. 11. Michael Turner
  4. 12. Carl Barks, Uncle Scrooge
  5. 13. Charles Schulz, Peanuts
  6. 14. Comics are a form
  7. 15. Shaun Tan, The Arrival
  8. 16. Lorenzo Mattotti, Stigmates
  9. 18. Meister Bertram von Minden, The Grabower Altar, 1375-1383
  10. 19. Colin McCahon, 6 Days in Nelson & Canterbury (1950)
  11. 21. How to read comics
  12. 22. Bill Watterson
  13. 24. Reading pictures
  14. 26. closure
  15. 29. Drawings are a kind of language
  16. 30. Chantal Montellier
  17. 31. Visual metaphor
  18. 32. David B.
  19. 33. Vocabularies of conventional signs
  20. 34. Herge
  21. 35. Miwa Ueda, Peach Girl
  22. 36. Chris Ware Acme Novelty Library
  23. 37. Chris Ware Sketchbook
  24. 38. Dialects, Idioms, Accents
  25. 43. Style as individual ‘voice’
  26. 44. H. G. Potter / Chester Brown
  27. 45. Robert Crumb & Aline Kominsky-Crumb

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