Comics

Accidental Ambassador Gordo: The Comic Strip Art of Gus Arriola

Alan Moore: Comics as Performance, Fiction as Scalpel

Alan Moore: Conversations

Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature

Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons

Anything Can Happen in a Comic Strip: Centennial Reflections on an American Art Form

Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium

The Art of the Comic Book: An Aesthetic History

The Art of the Funnies: An Aesthetic History

Art Spiegelman: Conversations

Asian Comics

Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures

Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

Carl Barks and the Disney Comic Book: Unmasking the Myth of Modernity

Carl Barks: Conversations

Charles M. Schulz: Conversations

Chester Brown: Conversations

Chuck Jones: Conversations

Comic Book Culture: Fanboys and True Believers

Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Johnson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar

Comics and Language: Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form

Comics and Narration

Comics and the U.S. South

Comics as Culture

Comics as Philosophy

The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking

A Comics Studies Reader

The Comics

Daniel Clowes: Conversations

Dark Laughter: The Satiric Art of Oliver W. Harrington

Dave Sim: Conversations

Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s

Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer

Film and Comic Books

Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture

Garry Trudeau: Doonesbury and the Aesthetics of Satire

God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Grant Morrison: Combining the Worlds of Contemporary Comics

Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby

Harvey Pekar: Conversations

A Haunt of Fears: The Strange History of the British Horror Comics Campaign

History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Howard Chaykin: Conversations

Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Iwao Takamoto: My Life with a Thousand Characters

Joss Whedon: Conversations

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

The Language of Comics: Word and Image

Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Living Life inside the Lines: Tales from the Golden Age of Animation

Li'l Abner: A Study in American Satire

Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

The Magic Behind the Voices: A Who's Who of Cartoon Voice Actors

Milton Caniff: Conversations

Mort Walker: Conversations

My Life with Charlie Brown

Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

R. Crumb: Conversations

The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Rodolphe Töpffer: The Complete Comic Strips

Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code

Seth: Conversations

Stan Lee: Conversations

Stepping into the Picture: Cartoon Designer Maurice Noble

Super Heroes: A Modern Mythology

The Superhero Reader

The System of Comics

¡Viva la historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Walt before Mickey: Disney's Early Years, 1919-1928

Walt Disney: Conversations

We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire

Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art Of Winsor McCay

Will Eisner: Conversations

Working with Disney: Interviews with Animators, Producers, and Artists

Working with Walt: Interviews with Disney Artists

READ OUR BLOG

Happy Halloween from UPM

It just so happens that this installment of Film Friday falls on Halloween. And Halloween is a time for horror movies. Of course you can watch horror any time of the year, but it’s especially appropriate on Halloween.  But what’s even scarier than watching a horror movie? Reading about horror flicks. Recently, UPM has been branching out its film studies program to include the horror genre – an

(read more...)