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By Crag Hill

Building off the argument that comics be successful as literature—rich, complicated narratives jam-packed with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking problems with our time—this booklet argues that comics are an expressive medium whose strikes (structural and aesthetic) will be shared by way of literature, the visible arts, and movie, yet past this are a distinct paintings shape owning features those different mediums don't. Drawing from a variety of present comics scholarship demonstrating this element, this booklet explores the original intelligence/s of comics and the way they extend the methods readers interact with the realm in methods assorted than prose, or movie, or different visible arts. Written through academics and students of comics for teachers, this ebook bridges learn and pedagogy, offering teachers with types of severe readings round various comics.

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