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

Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in pictures

Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans

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

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

Iwao Takamoto: My Life with a Thousand Characters

Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

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

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

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Quentin Tarantino's Universe

It's Film Friday again at UPM. And we just ran across this excellent video from HuffPost Live that draws connecting lines to all the character allusions that occurs across Quentin Tarantino's films.  As the video below points out, Tarantino's characters seemingly all exist within the  very complex 'Tarantinian universe.' That is, characters from films like Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, True Romance,

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