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Understanding Comics Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

What is your opinion of comics as a medium? Do you feel that it is an art form, or simply entertainment?

How do you feel about McCloud's condemnation of comics artists who view the profession as a job more than a calling? What do you think a pure artist really is?

Do you believe that the universal symbols and icons commonly used in comics should be considered a language, similar to the written word? Why or why not?

Do you agree with McCloud's definition of comics? Do you feel that all sequential art is a form of comics? What are the exceptions? Please provide examples.

Do you feel that comics still have a negative connotation in the United States? What impact do you think that film has had on promoting interest in comics? What films have you seen that are based on comic book characters? Do you...

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