What  arecomics?
Comicsare not a genre
Michael Turner
Carl Barks,Uncle Scrooge
Charles Schulz, Peanuts
Comics are a form
MeisterBertramvonMinden,TheGrabowerAltar,1375-1383
Colin McCahon, 6 Days in Nelson & Canterbury (1950)
Comics  are a formused to tell many kinds  of stories
Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons,               The Watchmen
Neil Gaiman (et al), Sandman   Brian K. Vaughan (et al), Y: the Last Man
Craig Thompson, Blankets
Posy Simmonds,   Tamara Drewe
Chester Brown,    Louis Riel
Art Spiegelman,           Maus
Alison Bechdel,        Fun Home
Marjane Satrapi,Persepolis
Joe Sacco,Footnotes in Gaza
Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou,     Alecos Papadatos & Annie Di Donna,     Logicomix: an Epic Search for Truth
Carol Lay,The Big Skinny
A selection ofChristian tracts fromJack T. Chick comics
Scott McCloud,Understanding Comics Reinventing Comics    Making Comics
David Raw,Drawing Silence
Comics havehistory
“The comics erode the most fundamentalhabits of humane, civilised living… and theyerode them in the most vulnerable elemen...
Dr. FredericWertham
Seduction of the Innocentby Dr. Frederic Wertham (1954)
David Hajdu,The Ten-Cent Plague
Comics   are global
MANGAShojo                ShonenShojo Beat           Shonen Jump
BD        Blutch, Blotch: Le Roi de Paris    Edmond Baudoin, Le Chemin de Saint-Jean              Joann Sfar, Pascin Jacqu...
Amruta Patil, Kari & Parva
Nikolai Maslov,        Siberia
Various,Congo 50
Bob Kerr & Stephen Ballantyne,    Terry and the Gunrunners         (Collins 1982)     Terry and the Last Moa     (Finlayso...
Chris Slane & Matt Elliott,     Nice Day for a War:    Adventures of a Kiwi   Soldier in World War I     (Harper Collins NZ)
Ant Sang,  Shaolin Burning(Harper Collins NZ)
Chris Grosz,Kimble Bent Malcontent  (Random House NZ)
Nga Pakiwaituhi  o Aotearoa:  New Zealand     Comics
Pakiwaitara + Tuhistory + writing/drawing
How to read   comics
Bill Watterson
Reading pictures
closure
Drawings are a kind    of language
Visual metaphor
David B.
Vocabularies ofconventional signs
Herge
Miwa Ueda, Peach Girl
Pictures can be  like  words
Chris WareAcme NoveltyLibrary
Chris WareSketchbook
Dialects, Idioms,     Accents
Style as individual      ‘voice’
H. G. Potter / Chester Brown
Robert Crumb &AlineKominsky-Crumb
Picture + Picture =       Comics
TaniguchiThe Man Who Walks
SCOTT McCLOUDUnderstanding Comics:The Invisible Art
Syntax & Grammar
HergeTintin In Tibet
Katsuhiro OtomoAkira
Chester BrownLouis Riel
Chris Ware
Chris Ware
Words + Pictures
Will EisnerComics & Sequential Art
Jim WoodringFrank
Jim WoodringFrank
John Byrne
JamesPannafino,TypographicComics
Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus
Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus
Dave Sim &Gerhard,Cerebus
Words can be   likepictures
Goscinny & Uderzo, Asterix the Legionary
Chris WareJimmy Corrigan:Smartest Kid on Earth
Frederik Schodt, Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics    Paul Gravett, Manga – Sixty Years of Japanese Comics
Paul Gravett,        Graphic Novels – Everything You Need to Know(also known as Graphic Novels – Stories to Change Your li...
The Best American ComicsCover art by Michael Cho (left), Jillian Tamaki (right)
Teaching comics (Canterbury English Teachers' Association)
Teaching comics (Canterbury English Teachers' Association)
Teaching comics (Canterbury English Teachers' Association)
Teaching comics (Canterbury English Teachers' Association)
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Teaching comics (Canterbury English Teachers' Association)
Teaching comics (Canterbury English Teachers' Association)
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Teaching comics (Canterbury English Teachers' Association)
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  1. 1. What arecomics?
  2. 2. Comicsare not a genre
  3. 3. Michael Turner
  4. 4. Carl Barks,Uncle Scrooge
  5. 5. Charles Schulz, Peanuts
  6. 6. Comics are a form
  7. 7. MeisterBertramvonMinden,TheGrabowerAltar,1375-1383
  8. 8. Colin McCahon, 6 Days in Nelson & Canterbury (1950)
  9. 9. Comics are a formused to tell many kinds of stories
  10. 10. Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons, The Watchmen
  11. 11. Neil Gaiman (et al), Sandman Brian K. Vaughan (et al), Y: the Last Man
  12. 12. Craig Thompson, Blankets
  13. 13. Posy Simmonds, Tamara Drewe
  14. 14. Chester Brown, Louis Riel
  15. 15. Art Spiegelman, Maus
  16. 16. Alison Bechdel, Fun Home
  17. 17. Marjane Satrapi,Persepolis
  18. 18. Joe Sacco,Footnotes in Gaza
  19. 19. Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos & Annie Di Donna, Logicomix: an Epic Search for Truth
  20. 20. Carol Lay,The Big Skinny
  21. 21. A selection ofChristian tracts fromJack T. Chick comics
  22. 22. Scott McCloud,Understanding Comics Reinventing Comics Making Comics
  23. 23. David Raw,Drawing Silence
  24. 24. Comics havehistory
  25. 25. “The comics erode the most fundamentalhabits of humane, civilised living… and theyerode them in the most vulnerable elementof our society, our children…“If we ban the comics we are reducing thechances of war and preventing the furtherperversion of the world’s children.” Bill Pearson letter to Landfall (March, 1955)
  26. 26. Dr. FredericWertham
  27. 27. Seduction of the Innocentby Dr. Frederic Wertham (1954)
  28. 28. David Hajdu,The Ten-Cent Plague
  29. 29. Comics are global
  30. 30. MANGAShojo ShonenShojo Beat Shonen Jump
  31. 31. BD Blutch, Blotch: Le Roi de Paris Edmond Baudoin, Le Chemin de Saint-Jean Joann Sfar, Pascin Jacques Tardi & JeanVautrin, Le Cri Du PeupleFrederic Boilet & Benôit Peeters, Tokyo est mon Jardin Philippe Dupuy, Hanté
  32. 32. Amruta Patil, Kari & Parva
  33. 33. Nikolai Maslov, Siberia
  34. 34. Various,Congo 50
  35. 35. Bob Kerr & Stephen Ballantyne, Terry and the Gunrunners (Collins 1982) Terry and the Last Moa (Finlayson Hill 1986) Terry and the Yodelling Bull (Hodder & Stoughton 1999)Chris Slane & Robert Sullivan, Maui: Legends of the Outcast (Godwit 1997)
  36. 36. Chris Slane & Matt Elliott, Nice Day for a War: Adventures of a Kiwi Soldier in World War I (Harper Collins NZ)
  37. 37. Ant Sang, Shaolin Burning(Harper Collins NZ)
  38. 38. Chris Grosz,Kimble Bent Malcontent (Random House NZ)
  39. 39. Nga Pakiwaituhi o Aotearoa: New Zealand Comics
  40. 40. Pakiwaitara + Tuhistory + writing/drawing
  41. 41. How to read comics
  42. 42. Bill Watterson
  43. 43. Reading pictures
  44. 44. closure
  45. 45. Drawings are a kind of language
  46. 46. Visual metaphor
  47. 47. David B.
  48. 48. Vocabularies ofconventional signs
  49. 49. Herge
  50. 50. Miwa Ueda, Peach Girl
  51. 51. Pictures can be like words
  52. 52. Chris WareAcme NoveltyLibrary
  53. 53. Chris WareSketchbook
  54. 54. Dialects, Idioms, Accents
  55. 55. Style as individual ‘voice’
  56. 56. H. G. Potter / Chester Brown
  57. 57. Robert Crumb &AlineKominsky-Crumb
  58. 58. Picture + Picture = Comics
  59. 59. TaniguchiThe Man Who Walks
  60. 60. SCOTT McCLOUDUnderstanding Comics:The Invisible Art
  61. 61. Syntax & Grammar
  62. 62. HergeTintin In Tibet
  63. 63. Katsuhiro OtomoAkira
  64. 64. Chester BrownLouis Riel
  65. 65. Chris Ware
  66. 66. Chris Ware
  67. 67. Words + Pictures
  68. 68. Will EisnerComics & Sequential Art
  69. 69. Jim WoodringFrank
  70. 70. Jim WoodringFrank
  71. 71. John Byrne
  72. 72. JamesPannafino,TypographicComics
  73. 73. Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus
  74. 74. Dave Sim & Gerhard, Cerebus
  75. 75. Dave Sim &Gerhard,Cerebus
  76. 76. Words can be likepictures
  77. 77. Goscinny & Uderzo, Asterix the Legionary
  78. 78. Chris WareJimmy Corrigan:Smartest Kid on Earth
  79. 79. Frederik Schodt, Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics Paul Gravett, Manga – Sixty Years of Japanese Comics
  80. 80. Paul Gravett, Graphic Novels – Everything You Need to Know(also known as Graphic Novels – Stories to Change Your life)
  81. 81. The Best American ComicsCover art by Michael Cho (left), Jillian Tamaki (right)

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