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Comics Studies Database Sign-Up List

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on January 22, 2012 at 11:32:41 am

You should sign up next to at least 3 topics as the class "expert" on that topic, at least 2 of which are associated with a week in class** (add'l topics at the bottom of the list). 


Week Major Works  Expert  Creators  Expert  Critical Approaches  Expert


Understanding Comics    Scott McCloud    Formal Comics Analysis   
2 Supermen! The First Wave    Siegel & Shuster    History   
3 All-Star Superman   

Grant Morrison

Frank Quitely 

  Genre Analysis   
4 Watchmen   Alan Moore    Political Economy  
5 Maus    Art Spiegelman     Auteur Criticism   
6 Ghost World    Dan Clowes    Visual Linguistics   
7 Scott Pilgrim   Bryan Lee O'Malley   Ethnography  
8 Fun Home    Allison Bechdel     Narrative Analysis   
9 Safe Area Gorazde   Joe Sacco   Journalism  
10 Thoreau at Walden   John Porcellino   Translation  
11 Suspended in Language   Jim Ottaviani   Education  
12 Jimmy Corrigan   Chris Ware   Philosophy  
13 Akira   Katsuhiro Otomo   Cross-Cultural   
14 Golden Age Wonder Woman Matt Brown William Moulton Marston Matt Brown Feminist Philosophy of Science

Matt Brown

  New York: Life in the Big City   Will Eisner   Communication  
  Contract with God   Harvey Pekar    Semiotics  
  Cerebus   Dave Sim   Analyzing Wordless Comics  
  The Spirit        Comics Modes  
* The Dark Knight Returns   Frank Miller   Image Functions   
  Ronin       Ideology  
  Sin City   Warren Ellis
  Feminism & Gender Theory  
* Bone    Stan Lee   Intertextuality   
* Daytripper    Jack Kirby   Cultural Studies   
* Sandman   Neil Gaiman   Psychology & Psychoanalysis   
* Astro Boy   Osamu Tezuka   Religious Studies   
  Hellboy    Mike Mignola       
  Kingdom Come   Alex Ross   Book Reviews  
  Swamp Thing: Love & Death       Wolk, Reading Comics  
  Tintin in Tibet   Herge   Comic Book Nation  
  Action Philosophers    Sergio Argones   McCloud, Reinventing Comics  
  Comic Books Comics    Max Charles Gaines
  Comics as Philosophy  
  Concrete: Think Like a Mountain       Arguing Comics  
  Palestine: A Nation Occupied       Understanding Comics  
  Blankets       The Language of Comics   
  The Golem's Mighty Swing      

The System of Comics 

  Persepolis       Coogan, Superhero  
  Black Hole          


**[N.B. Week 1 does not count, since it will not be associated with any in-class presentation.]


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