Goodreads Review Round-Up & Fall Teaching

I miss the old Internet days when one just had a blog (or a livejournal!) and it all went there: the pretty pictures, the book reviews, the ancient quotations veiling political fears, the notes on pedagogy, etc.  But we must adapt to this multi-platform age if we want to continue to promote every aspect of our … Continue reading Goodreads Review Round-Up & Fall Teaching

Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud My rating: 4 of 5 stars I reread this—for the first time since I was 14 or so—because I am teaching a graphic novel course this semester. As with any treatise on aesthetics, there is an enormous amount to quibble with in Understanding Comics (is McCloud really so sure … Continue reading Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics