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ENGL2510J – Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels


Joelle Tybon

Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: ENGL1000J Obtained Credit


This course will introduce students to the genre of comics and graphic novels, including definitions of and elements central to the genre, as well as the genre’s history and contemporary international diversity. Students will read comics from a variety of authors and learn to read these and other visual texts critically.

Course Topics:

  1. Definitions of comics
  2. Basic elements of comics
  3. History of comics
  4. Interpretation and analysis of comics
  5. Vision and visuality