Essays Tagged: "Comic book"

Writing for the Medium. How to write for Comic books.

n our society. Nothing can interest us more than watching a good movie, television show, or a great comic book. Many people have interests outside of these mediums, but you would have to go pretty far ... t of actual plays that are performed on stage. But if you wish to write for movies, television, and comic books you must also think and write in the form of screenplays. Screenplays are very mu ...

(8 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

What Makes Those X-Men So Darn Great? A personally opinionated paper

When many people hear about the X-Men, they think of a silly kid's comic book,but that is not so. X-Men, actually most comic books in general, are a unique blend oftwo ... are a unique blend oftwo classic art forms; drawings, sometimes even paintings, and storytelling. A comic artistmust be able to convey the right mood and feeling for his or her art. They must also bea ... ier, the world's strongest telepath, "sworn toprotect a world that fears and hates them." The X-Men comics are not just aboutprejudice either. They tackle many social issues, such as abortion and AIDS ...

(10 pages) 50 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

X-Men: The Comic VS. The Movie Comparison Contrast

I have collected comics all of my life. One of the best, if not the best, comic publishers around is Marvel, which is ... l, and the X-Men, which are my favorite. When I heard that the X-Men was making the transition from comic book to silver screen I could not wait. I went opening weekend and sat on the edge of my seat ... transition. The appearances, setups, and mechanics were not the same as they should have been. The comic book was still better than the motion picture.First, the appearances of the X-Men had changed. ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.2 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Spider-Man: Super hero Masculinity portrayed to be idolized by young children and exploit young girls to be dependent rather than strong independent.

Many comic strips go through a process to become succeeded. First they start with simple comic books and ... cess to become succeeded. First they start with simple comic books and when it becomes popular, the comic strips become a television series. When the television series is making their way to the top, ... r known in many countries for people of all ages. The adventures of Spider-Man started in 1962 in a comic book named Amazing Fantasy. Then, he began to appear in the comic strips section of the major ...

(9 pages) 75 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Textual Analysis of Art Spiegelman's Maus I & Maus II

an manages to combine several non-traditional elements to document his father's struggle; using the comic strip format and animals to represent the different races and nationalities while preserving t ... e different races and nationalities while preserving the story's authenticity.. When you think of a comic book you usually think of a heroic tale or something of fantasy. The Holocaust had no heroes, ...

(4 pages) 122 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Support Nonviolence!. I agree that violence is not useful. There are many domestic and school violence going on.

slapped me on my face. I remember one time my little brother, Andy, was begging my dad to buy him a comic book when we were waiting for a table in a restaurant. My dad said no to my brother's request ...

(5 pages) 51 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Truth About American Splendor

The name American Splendor, brings Irony to the underground comic book series as author Harvey Pekar is portrayed in his movie, a cult legend and hero, in Ameri ... . Similar to the documentary, Crumb, Robert crumb, the creator of similar controversial underground comic books, had an important role to the making of American Splendor comic books. Crumb's contribut ... nt role to the making of American Splendor comic books. Crumb's contributed his illustration to the comic, and aided Harvey Pekar in creating American Splendor as how we view it today.Sometimes even t ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Managing the Total Marketing Effort

y, the launch of the Web site marks the 38th anniversary of Spiderman's first appearance in his own comic book. This exercise will give you a chance to explore this ground breaking Web site with a cin ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Challenges of English Composition Course

ntellectually engaging text I read during my week might be an ancient copy of an Archie and Jughead comic book lying about my house. I've allowed my brain to atrophy to the extent that when I try to r ...

(2 pages) 39 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Movie Review - Constantine

supposed to be the same thing.First time director Francis Lawrence takes his turn dipping into the comic book pool and what emerges is yet another average adaptation, further lending credence to easi ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A trip to Zagreb

agreb flair in 80s. For example, in 70s and 80s Zagreb Town publisher have been publishing the best comic book ever, (called Alan Ford) that was, 30 years ago with its ironic content and with rather c ... was, 30 years ago with its ironic content and with rather characteristic black humor, illustrating comic tragic social and political lifestyle downfall of the time in 90s, on Balkan (without even men ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Comics Are Not Trash

Comic books are cheap entertainment that trash the minds of our children. How often have I earned th ... it every single time. If people were willing to go beyond that old stereotype, they would see that comic books are not that much different from other books. The thing is, as for many books, to choose ... is, as for many books, to choose wisely the ones we let our children read. Thus, you will see that comic books aren't so bad.First, let us all remember that the authors, regardless of what type of wr ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Influence and Controversy of Comics in the 20th Century

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman! It's a comic book. The literary community has never held the flimsy paper periodicals in very high regard, ... paper periodicals in very high regard, but I think it's time they get the recognition they deserve. Comics have had a huge influence on the youth of society, starting trends and discussing controversi ... ues of the time. Disguised in cool graphics and super characters are powerful messages.In the past, comics, or graphic novels as they are now known, were viewed as the lowest form of literature. Comic ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anime Goes Beyond Boundaries

genres for everyone. Anime put simply is Japanese cartoons. Manga, which began before anime, is the comic book form of anime. "If you want to see a story told just as fast as the most exciting comic b ...

(5 pages) 475 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comics

o know and love that fill the pages of one of the most powerful genres in contemporary writing: the comic book.Few genres in modern literature have created more controversy or generated a larger sub-c ... ure have created more controversy or generated a larger sub-culture than the powerful medium of the comic book. Although some might not consider this a literary genre, comic books have done a great de ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Maus

Drawing the Line: Comic Books vs. Film Contemporary film is a medium closely related to comic books, in that both requ ... r, they are clearly not the same, and the fine differences between the two are crucial. The formats comic books and film each tell a sequential narrative through words and images. Until recently, neit ... ized as a true art form. However, with masterpieces in contemporary film and revolutionary works in comics, critics are left with no choice but to acknowledge greatness in these fields. Art Spiegelman ...

(5 pages) 29 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The History of Image Comics

ion to the scene. Read material from the best authors and illustrators from around the world. Image Comics has been a successful publisher due to the foundation of the company, the quality of promotio ... essful publisher due to the foundation of the company, the quality of promotion, and the variety of comic books. When Todd McFarlane, (previous writer and illustrator of The Amazing Spider-Man ...

(3 pages) 685 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Events Management Report on Fan Expo - Canada

three days of non-stop festivities in the areas of video games, anime, science fiction, horror and comic books. The expo has been running for 12 years with its name recently being changed from the Ca ... ada, enhancing awareness of the region and its status in gaming, anime, science fiction, horror and comic book realms. Due to these factors it is suitable to classify this expo as a Hallmark event. Th ...

(10 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

description of a specific character in the WATCHMEN novel.

Watchmen Final PaperOne of the main heroes in the comic book Watchmen by Alan Moore is Rorschach. His real name is Walter Kovacs. Rorschach is a short ... k. Rorschach is investigative, intelligent and a good fighter. He fulfills the fantasy of a typical comic book reader because as a child he was a nerdy boy who got bullied on, whom later turned into a ... used the water to electrocute the man coming after him.Rorschach fulfills the fantasy of a typical comic book reader because as a child, he had an abusive mother and he got bullied on. He had problem ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Film as a Formal System in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

ibuted to this stylistic element. First, there is the purpose of creating a semblance of style to a comic book, where the story of Scott Pilgrim originated from. The movement within comic books and gr ... ooks and graphic novels is immediate and prompt. There is no wiggle room for slow transitioning, as comics are presented through pictures, literally rigid and without movement. An example of this is m ...

(5 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis