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Comic Books and Graphic Novels: Films & Videos

A library research guide to help write about comics/manga. This is a work-in-progress, so please let us know if you have any suggestions.

Streaming Videos (on-campus only)

Book talk with Ramzi Fawaz on the X-Men

Book talk at the Strand Bookstore:  Published on Jan 29, 2016

Join Wisconsin English professor Ramzi Fawaz as he discusses his brand-new, paradigm-shifting study of the comic book form, The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics. Dissecting the history of the medium through the lens of queer theory, Fawaz delves into the creation and composition of such seminal series as X-Men and Fantastic 4 and finds a history of selves deconstructed and rebuilt on the page.

Joining Fawaz in discussion is Phil Jimenez, acclaimed artist artist and writer known for his work on Infinite Crisis, The Invisibles, Wonder Woman, and many other beloved series

Scott McCloud TED Talk

Doc: The Mindscape of Alan Moore

Doc: Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked

American Born Chinese by Gene Yang

(02:35) Gene Yang talks about themes and characters.

Neil Gaiman & Chip Kidd

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