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Graphic Traffic<br />
History of the Graphic Novel<br />Narrative work shown by using comic form<br />Can be both in fiction or non-fiction<br /...
History Continued…<br />Cave paintings <br />Artistry from the Middle Ages including tapestries and colourful manuscripts<...
The Western Comic Movement<br />William Blake (1757 -1826)<br />Created books with pictures where the storyline was insepa...
1960’s and Beyond!<br />More adventurous graphic novels<br />Longer, sturdier books<br />Ditko’s Doctor Strange (1965-1966...
Your Modern Form<br />Comics being called “Graphic Novels” began appearing on covers in the 1940’s<br />Also called Graphi...
What’s The Difference????<br />Difference between comics and graphic novels? BINDING<br />Difference between a graphic nov...
Manga Mania<br />Ancient Japanese Scrolls from the 12th Century<br />Manga: Whimsical Sketches<br />
Developing the Modern Manga<br />Originates in the post WWII period<br />Began with Mighty Atom (Astro Boy 1951) and Sazae...
Shōjo<br />Also Called ‘Picture poems’<br />Generated for female audiences<br />Delicate and complex designs<br />Strong i...
Shōjo continued<br />Genres include: romance, adulthood and friendship, super heroines<br />Popular Series: <br />Fruits B...
Shōnen and Seinen<br />Generated for male audiences<br />Categorized by Age:<br />Shonen: up to 18<br />Seinin: 18-30<br /...
Shōnen and Seinen<br />Popular examples:<br />Astro Boy (Osamu Tezuka)<br />Prince of Tennis (Takeshi Konomi)<br />Death N...
Differences Between Graphic Novels and Manga<br />
Thunder Bay Public Library<br />Check out your local branch for all your manga and graphic novel needs<br />Search from ho...
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Presentation from Eric Stein's amazing "Graffic Traffix" program at TBPL, March Break 2010.

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Graffic traffix

  1. 1. Graphic Traffic<br />
  2. 2. History of the Graphic Novel<br />Narrative work shown by using comic form<br />Can be both in fiction or non-fiction<br />A completed story that has a beginning, middle or end. Typical of a normal book, but with pictures!!!!<br />
  3. 3. History Continued…<br />Cave paintings <br />Artistry from the Middle Ages including tapestries and colourful manuscripts<br />
  4. 4. The Western Comic Movement<br />William Blake (1757 -1826)<br />Created books with pictures where the storyline was inseparable<br /> An Early Example:<br />The Marriage of Heaven and Hell<br />Collections of comics bound in Book form<br />
  5. 5. 1960’s and Beyond!<br />More adventurous graphic novels<br />Longer, sturdier books<br />Ditko’s Doctor Strange (1965-1966)<br />The Adventures of Tintin and Asterix<br />
  6. 6. Your Modern Form<br />Comics being called “Graphic Novels” began appearing on covers in the 1940’s<br />Also called Graphic Prose<br />Bound in Hardcover<br />
  7. 7. What’s The Difference????<br />Difference between comics and graphic novels? BINDING<br />Difference between a graphic novel and a novel? <br />PICTURES!<br />
  8. 8. Manga Mania<br />Ancient Japanese Scrolls from the 12th Century<br />Manga: Whimsical Sketches<br />
  9. 9. Developing the Modern Manga<br />Originates in the post WWII period<br />Began with Mighty Atom (Astro Boy 1951) and Sazae-san (1946)<br />Helped branch manga into Shojo and Shonen<br />
  10. 10. Shōjo<br />Also Called ‘Picture poems’<br />Generated for female audiences<br />Delicate and complex designs<br />Strong independent women<br />Intense emotions<br />
  11. 11. Shōjo continued<br />Genres include: romance, adulthood and friendship, super heroines<br />Popular Series: <br />Fruits Basket (Natsuki Takaya)<br />Sailor Moon (Naoko Takeuchi)<br />Magic Knight Rayearth(CLAMP)<br />
  12. 12. Shōnen and Seinen<br />Generated for male audiences<br />Categorized by Age:<br />Shonen: up to 18<br />Seinin: 18-30<br />Portrays challenges to the main character’s skills, ability and maturity<br />Themes Include: science and technology, sports, supernatural, action, and warriors and martial arts<br />
  13. 13. Shōnen and Seinen<br />Popular examples:<br />Astro Boy (Osamu Tezuka)<br />Prince of Tennis (Takeshi Konomi)<br />Death Note (TsugumiOhba and Takeshi Obata)<br />Dragon Ball (Akira Toriyama)<br />
  14. 14. Differences Between Graphic Novels and Manga<br />
  15. 15. Thunder Bay Public Library<br />Check out your local branch for all your manga and graphic novel needs<br />Search from home using Keywords: Graphic Novel or Animation (Cinematography) Japan<br />We carry titles from the most popular to the obscure!!!<br />Maybe you’ll find your next favourite series!<br />

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