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    Comics

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    Comics History of Comics How did comics arise ? Their birth and evolution, illustrated with some examples The comics weren't invented from one day to the next. It was a slow evolution the result of which is the comic-art of today with its many different branches. According to Fuchs & Wolfgang, "history of comics "(11), a first comic or a "mother" of the comics doesn't exist. The whole story began with the pictures that were printed in newspapers and magazines to illustrate something that

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    The History of Comics

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    The History of Comics Comics: In the Beginning The modern comic, as we know it, began in Joseph Pulitzer's New York World on February 17,1895. The comic, drawn by Richard F. Outcault, was based on the life of Mickey Dugan, an Irish immigrant child in the city. Although the strip had no name, people have dubbed it the "Yellow Kid" because the nightshirt worn by Mickey Dugan was the projection for an experiment in yellow ink by the newspaper. Eventually the comic came to be known as "Hogan's Alley

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    History of Comics

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    Historically comic books have been used as entertainment for children and teens. In 1933 two Eastern Color Printing Company unintentionally created a comic book by compiling an album of comic strips and published it as a full size magazine (Wright, 2001). This accidental discovery was a platform for a multi -million dollar a year industry as young America took notice. As early as the 1940’s educators and educational facilities took notice and began research on the value of comics in education

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    The History of Comics

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    Comics were established again after many years in mid 1800’s by Swiss artists Rodolphe Topffer as he made comics popular again and started adding heroes and stories rather than having them talk about religion and history. He also included sounds in the word balloons to give the comic “movement” like ”BOOM” or “POW”. Comics as an art forms were recognized in the late 19th century. Newspapers and magazines are what first established comics and popularized them. Rodolphe Topffer’s style of comics continued

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    can be said of comics, as they are in the paper, on the internet, and sometimes referenced on television itself. The study of comics however, is not as simple to find. One must search for research on comic studies as opposed to television research or talk of television shows. It is far more prevalent to speak about a recent television show than a recent comic book. This leads me to believe that comic studies are less documented than television and its study. In the United States, Comic Studies and Television

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    American Newspaper Comics 1. Definition and Defining Elements of Newspaper Comics 1.1. Definition According to Wikipedia encyclopaedia, “[…] a comic strip is a short strip or sequence of drawings, telling a story. Drawn by a cartoonist, they are published on a recurring basis (usually daily or weekly) in newspapers or on the Internet. They usually communicate to the reader via speech balloons. The term ‘comic’ derives from the fact that most strips were funny in the beginning. For this reason

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    The Comic Form

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    A common description of comic books comes from their appearance in cartoons and comic strips, where a teacher catches a child reading a comic book tucked between the pages of their schoolwork. Prevailing attitudes formed off of this kind of perception render the idea of the comic form as a diversion, lacking serious content, and perhaps immature. However, the comic form uses many techniques to explore subject matter that is difficult to deal with in traditional educational ways. This paper will look

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    Historical Uses of Graphic Novel, Comic Books, and Comic Strips, Picture books. Everyone has read one as a child, and that is exactly what they are: books for children. Or are they? Picture books, comic book, and graphic novel tend to be grouped together and all tend to be stereotyped as books for children, but recently the idea of using graphic novels as a source of education for teens in high school and even for adults in college has popped up. The book Maus II by Art Spiegelman is a graphic novel

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    Day One (2/14): When I hear or see the word “comics” many words come to mind such as, news papers, books, children, Sundays, superhero and partners in crime. Before learning about comics, I would define “comics” as a narration of a story with pictures and captions in a certain order, that are often printed in a book or newspaper. Day Two (2/17) After reading Understanding Comics and a class discussion, I changed my initial definition of “comics” to “a sequence of images and pictures intended to get

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    Marvel: The Comic Book

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    Marvel, a name known in the comic-book world and throughout the entire world. It is a name recognized by the young and old, men and women, and people of all ethnic groups. Whether in comics, movies, toys, the Internet or any other sort of media, Marvel is known on a global scale. Most of all it is a brand name recognized by many in the United States. But just because it is popular, does it make it appropriate to purchase their products? Just because Marvel is a big name, does it make a name Americans

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