Comic Books and Graphic Novels

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Syllabus

Syllabus
ComicBooks and Graphic Novels
ProfessorWilliam Kuskin

Universityof Colorado Boulder

This is the final schedule. A final syllabus will be available when the course opens.

SCHEDULE

WEEK ONE: WELCOME TO THE COURSE(RA) 

Video 1: Welcome to the Course

Video 2: The Syllabus (Overview)

Video 3: The Syllabus (Logistics)

Video 4: What is a Comic?

Video 5: Teaching Comics (w/Barry Barrows) 

Video 6: Collecting (w/Jim Vacca)

WEEKTWO: TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

Lecture 1a: Reading the Grid
Lecture 1b: Two Comics Masters

Lecture 2a: The Golden Age
Lecture 2b: Golden Age Master
Lecture 2c: Gender in the Golden Age

Lecture 3a: The Virulent Art   
Lecture 3b: The Possibilities of Change

WEEK THREE: CRASH AND REBIRTH

Lecture 4a: Big Brother Steps In
Lecture 4b: The Comics Code Authority

Video 7: Fredric Wertham and the Atomic Age (w/Jim Vacca)

Lecture 5a: The Silver Ages Rises
Lecture 5b: Silver Age Master

Lecture 6a: Underground Comix
Lecture 6b: Black and White

Video 8: Comics Economics (w/Wayne Winsett)

WEEK FOUR: PATERNITY AND CREATIVITY

Lecture 7a: The Death of the Father
Lecture 7b: The Birth of the Children

Lecture8: Art Spiegelman’s Maus
a: An American Artist
b: How to Read a

Book 9: Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home
a: Finding Yourself in a Book
b: What Defines Art

WEEK FIVE: GENRE
Lecture 10:Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns
a: Innovation and Originality
b: The Rules of Genre
c: Who is The Batman?

Lecture 11: Warren Ellis and John Cassady's Planetary
a: The Possibilities of Genre
b: The Limits of the Page

Lecture 12: Neil Gaiman, Bill Willingham, Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Stables, and the Vernacular Canon of Fantasy

WEEK SIX: MEDIALecture 13: Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen
a: The Media
b: The Poetics of the Page
c: Graphia

Lecture 14: Joe Sacco’s Palestine
a: Faces Tell Stories
b: Dead Ends

Lecture 15: Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch’s The Ultimates
a: War Machine
b: Star Power

WEEK SEVEN: CONCLUSION

Lecture 16: Chris Ware's Jimmy Corrigan and Building Stories
a: The Aesthetics of Loneliness
b: The Book of Honesty

Lecture 17: Comics Energy

Video 8: The Community of Comics (w/Chris Angel)





Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

  • William Kuskin - English

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