Aug 11, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

LIT 373 Comic Books and Graphic Novels



This course will study sequential art internationally, with attention to such forms as comic books, graphic novels, and manga in Japan.  Students will study the more than 3000-year history of the medium, its evolution, and its various contemporary forms, reading a variety of canonical and new works.  Students will use theory to discover what differentiates the medium of comics from other mediums, such as prose and film, and use writing as a heuristic to understand how comics uniquely reflect and interpret the world. Prerequisite: FCO 105 

3 credit hours