LIANZA 1 The Rise And Rise Of The Graphic Novel

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Keynote from the LIANZA conference 2008. An introduction to comics and graphic novels: their history and how they work.

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LIANZA 1 The Rise And Rise Of The Graphic Novel

  1. 1. The Rise and Rise of the Graphic Novel ~ Comics as a literary form Dylan Horrocks Art Spiegelman
  2. 5. Rodolphe Töpffer, Histoire de M. Jabot (1833)
  3. 6. Rodolphe Töpffer, L’Histoire d’Albert (1845)
  4. 7. Georges Remi (Hérge), Tintin au Pays des Soviets, (1930)
  5. 9. R. F. Outcault (USA, 1863-1928), The Yellow Kid (1895-8)
  6. 10. Winsor McCay, Little Nemo in Slumberland (1905-1914)
  7. 11. John Mayes (cover art), Famous Funnies (1934)
  8. 12. Joe Shuster (cover), Action Comics, (1938)
  9. 15. Dr. Frederic Wertham
  10. 16. Seduction of the Innocent by Dr. Frederic Wertham (1954)
  11. 22. “ 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)
  12. 26. “ 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)
  13. 28. we read pictures
  14. 30. closure
  15. 32. Charles Schulz, Peanuts, 1950-2000
  16. 33. David B., Epileptic, 2005
  17. 34. Herge, Tintin (The Castafiore Emerald), 1963
  18. 35. Miwa Ueda, Peach Girl, 1998-2003
  19. 36. Drawing style = ‘voice’
  20. 37. Joe Kubert, Fax from Sarajevo, 1996
  21. 38. Joe Sacco, Safe Area Gorazde, 2000
  22. 39. John Porcellino, Perfect Example, 2000
  23. 43. Jiro Taniguchi, The Man Who Walks, 1992
  24. 44. Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics: the Invisible Art, 1993
  25. 47. Katsuhiro Otomo, Akira, 1982-1990
  26. 48. Chester Brown, Louis Riel, 2003
  27. 49. Chris Ware, Quimby the Mouse, 1990-1, 2003
  28. 50. George Herriman, Krazy Kat (1913-1944)
  29. 51. Words + Pictures Will Eisner, Comics & Sequential Art, 1985
  30. 52. Jim Woodring, Frank
  31. 53. John Byrne, Alpha Flight, 1980
  32. 55. Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus, 1977-2004
  33. 58. René Goscinny & Albert Uderzo, Asterix the Legionary, 1966
  34. 60. Chris Ware, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, 2000.

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