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Comics Studies Database Sign-Up List

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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). You should roughly follow the template shown in each category, and your entry should be properly sourced and include links for further information. Your entries should not be copies of Wikipedia. 


Confused? Here's How to Create a New Entry.


Week Major Works  Expert  Creators  Expert  Critical Approaches  Expert


Understanding Comics   
Scott McCloud   
Formal Analysis of Comics   
2 Supermen! The First Wave  Daniel Millwee   Siegel and Shuster  Devin Overman
History  Tommi Ivey 
3 All-Star Superman Elizabeth Giron

Grant Morrison

Frank Quitely 

Stephen Boeding

Tommi Ivey

Genre Analysis  Poe Johnson
4 Watchmen Rebecca Sader 

Alan Moore

Dave Gibbons

 Tracey Berry

Teala Miller

Political Economy

Ronald Briones


A5 Maus   
Art Spiegelman   Rebecca Sader Auteur Criticism  Daniel Millwee  
6 Ghost World Devin Overman
Dan Clowes  Michael Federico
Visual Linguistics  Teala Miller
7 Scott Pilgrim Poe Johnson
Bryan Lee O'Malley Krystal Koonce
Ethnography Devin Overman
8 Fun Home  Matthew Schroeder
Allison Bechdel   Elizabeth Giron Narrative Analysis  Michael Civis 
9 Safe Area Gorazde Allene Nichols
Joe Sacco Rebecca Choi Journalism Matt Clarkson
10 Thoreau at Walden Michael Federico
John Porcellino Katie Kelsch
Translation Matthew Schroeder
11 Suspended in Language Katie Kelsch
Jim Ottaviani




Education Allene Nichols
12 Jimmy Corrigan

Tracey Berry


Chris Ware Matt Clarkson
Philosophy Krystal Koonce  
13 Akira Rebecca Choi  Katsuhiro Otomo Michael Civis  Cross Cultural
Stephen Boeding 
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








Contract with God Teala Miller 
Harvey Pekar    Semiotics Katie Kelsch
  Cerebus   Dave Sim Daniel Millwee
Analyzing Wordless Comics Devin Overman
  The Spirit        Comics Modes  
* The Dark Knight Returns  
Frank Miller  Stephen Boeding
Image Functions   
  Ronin       Ideology  
  Sin City  
Warren Ellis
  Feminism & Gender Theory Rebecca Sader 
* Bone    Stan Lee  
* Daytripper    Jack Kirby   Cultural Studies  Michael Federico
* Sandman  Michael Civis
Neil Gaiman Poe Johnson
Psychology & Psychoanalysis   
* Astro Boy Matthew Schroeder
Osamu Tezuka   Religious Studies  Elizabeth Giron
  Hellboy    Mike Mignola  Allene Nichols
  Crisis on Infinite Earths Tommi Ivey        
  Kingdom Come Krystal Koonce
Alex Ross   Book Reviews  
  Swamp Thing: Love & Death       Wolk, Reading Comics  
  Tintin in Tibet  
Comic Book Nation Rebecca Choi 
  Action Philosophers    Sergio Argones   McCloud, Reinventing Comics Greg Ritchey
  Comic Books Comics    Max Charles Gaines
  Comics as Philosophy

Greg Ritchey


  Concrete: Think Like a Mountain       Arguing Comics

Tracey Berry


  Palestine: A Nation Occupied       Understanding Comics  
  Blankets Matt Clarkson
    The Language of Comics   
  The Golem's Mighty Swing      

The System of Comics 

    Coogan, Superhero Greg Ritchey
  Black Hole       Morrison, Supergods   


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


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