Making Visual Narratives: What Are Comics

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This presentation explores the nature of what makes a comic.

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  • What do you think of when you you hear the word comics?
  • Some things we think of are pulpy paper, bright colors, superheroes
  • Or funny animals. . . Even the name “Comics” implies that they have to be silly or funny
  • Bold colors, Speech Balloons, Gutters and Sound Effects- Some people think you have to have all of these in order to be comics and while these are important. . .
  • Bold colors, Speech Balloons, Gutters and Sound Effects- Some people think you have to have all of these in order to be comics and while these are important. . .
  • Bold colors, Speech Balloons, Gutters and Sound Effects- Some people think you have to have all of these in order to be comics and while these are important. . .
  • Bold colors, Speech Balloons, Gutters and Sound Effects- Some people think you have to have all of these in order to be comics and while these are important. . .
  • but there are wonderful comics that don’t have these elements
  • Scott McCloud defines comics as: “Juxtaposed Pictorial and Other Images in Deliberate Sequence”Juxtaposed just means what you place next to each other.Depending on how images are juxtaposed, can change the meaning of both.Do you see how you start making a story from two images juxtaposed side by side?
  • Scott McCloud defines comics as: “Juxtaposed Pictorial and Other Images in Deliberate Sequence”Juxtaposed just means what you place next to each other.Depending on how images are juxtaposed, can change the meaning of both.Do you see how you start making a story from two images juxtaposed side by side?
  • Scott McCloud defines comics as: “Juxtaposed Pictorial and Other Images in Deliberate Sequence”Juxtaposed just means what you place next to each other.Depending on how images are juxtaposed, can change the meaning of both.Do you see how you start making a story from two images juxtaposed side by side?
  • Scott McCloud defines comics as: “Juxtaposed Pictorial and Other Images in Deliberate Sequence”Juxtaposed just means what you place next to each other.Depending on how images are juxtaposed, can change the meaning of both.Do you see how you start making a story from two images juxtaposed side by side?
  • Scott McCloud defines comics as: “Juxtaposed Pictorial and Other Images in Deliberate Sequence”Juxtaposed just means what you place next to each other.Depending on how images are juxtaposed, can change the meaning of both.Do you see how you start making a story from two images juxtaposed side by side?
  • McCloud went on to say that comics weren’t just in comic books!
  • http://comicsinaflash.comhttp://comicsnap.comhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aztec_codiceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayeux_Tapestryhttp://garfield.comRobot Dreams, Sara Varnon, 2007What It Is, Lynda Barry, 2008Understanding Comics, Scott McCloud, 1993
  • Making Visual Narratives: What Are Comics

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    4. 4. Bold Colors<br />
    5. 5. Speech <br />Balloons<br />Bold Colors<br />
    6. 6. Speech <br />Balloons<br />Bold Colors<br />Gutters<br />
    7. 7. Speech <br />Balloons<br />Bold Colors<br />Gutters<br />Sound Effects<br />
    8. 8. from What It Is by Lynda Barry, 2008<br />from Robot Dreams by Sara Varnon, 2007<br />
    9. 9. Definitions!<br />from Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud, 1993<br />
    10. 10. Definitions!<br />Huh?<br />from Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud, 1993<br />
    11. 11. Definitions!<br />from Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud, 1993<br />
    12. 12. Definitions!<br />from Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud, 1993<br />
    13. 13. Definitions!<br />from Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud, 1993<br />
    14. 14. Section of the Bayeux Tapestry<br />Section of an Aztec Codex<br />
    15. 15. You decide what they will be about!<br />
    16. 16. Sources<br />http://comicsinaflash.com<br />http://comicsnap.com<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aztec_codices<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayeux_Tapestry<br />http://garfield.com<br />Robot Dreams, Sara Varnon, 2007<br />What It Is, Lynda Barry, 2008<br />Understanding Comics, Scott McCloud, 1993<br />

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