Essays Tagged: "Comic strip"

I didn't do it, how the Simpsons effect kids

s working for the L.A. Reader, a free weekly newspaper. He beganworking on Life in Hell, a humorous comic strip consisting of people with rabbit ears.The L.A. Reader picked up a copy of his comic stri ... picked up a copy of his comic strip and liked what they saw. Life inHell gradually became a common comic strip in many free weeklies and collegenewspapers across the country. It even developed a cult ...

(9 pages) 184 2 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

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

Walt Disney - Man of the Century

or tips on performing and he began to draw his own versions of Maggie and Jiggs, which is a popular comic strip at the time.Walt's father and mother moved to Chicago when his dad became the head of th ...

(8 pages) 142 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

History of animation

logies and watching cartons wasn't very popular. The economic pressure to make the cartoon equal to comic strip was really hard on animation, therefore, it was held back. Animators who had the opportu ... made during this period included such classics as Felix in Hollywood , Felix Switches Witches , and Comicalamities. Unfortunately, his screen career faded in the 1930s. He spent a few decades in comic ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Short essay about Matt Groening, Creator of "The Simpsons"

vision.Since the day he was born on February 5th 1954 until he finally achieved popularity with his comic strip titled "Life in Hell" in 1977, Groening was always doodling away on a random project. Li ... de.Although Groening is very successful with his television series, he has not lost his passion for comics. In 1993 he created "Bongo Comics", which released Simpsons related comic books and in 1995 h ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Camera Phones

especially among the generation of adults who are too young to have grownup reading that particular comic strip. And they are, indeed doing things that the fictional detective could never have imagine ...

(2 pages) 48 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

How the Simpsons affect children

working for the L.A. Reader, a free weekly newspaper. He began working on Life in Hell, a humorous comic strip consisting of people with rabbit ears. The L.A. Reader picked up a copy of his comic str ... picked up a copy of his comic strip and liked what they saw. Life in Hell gradually became a common comic strip in many free weeklies and college newspapers across the country. It even developed a cul ...

(9 pages) 51 2 3.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

"La Cucaracha": An In-Depth Analysis using Lasswell's Three Functions of Media

e of Class Communication in Multicultural America" directly apply to Lalo Alcarez's daily newspaper comic strip "La Cucaracha." Surveillance appropriately relates when considering how Alcarez undersco ... a Cucaracha is mainly created for the purpose of entertainment. Likewise, the foremost purpose of a comic strip is to give certain publications an economic edge over others.Surveillance is obvious in ...

(3 pages) 1431 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Gender and Ethnicity in Comic Strips

Over time people of color have been degraded and dehumanized in many ways. In his 1973 book, "Comic Stripped", Arthur Berger refers to the early comic strip, Yellow Kid, whose "...world was that ... nd is part of the humor of exposure and embarrassment." (Berger, 31) This is a theme that saturates comic strips, even today.In their 2001 book "Comics and Ideology", Matthew P. McAllister, Edward H. ...

(4 pages) 42 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The creator of that cat(Garfield)- Jim Davis

eating Garfield, Davis worked for a local advertising agency and in 1969 began assisting Tom Ryan's comic strip, Tumbleweeds. He then created a comic strip, Gnorm Gnat, that ran for five years in The ... n for five years in The Pendleton Times, an Indiana newspaper. Davis tried to sell it to a national comic strip syndicate, but according to 20 Years & Still Kicking!: Garfield's Twentieth Annivers ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Bill Watterson- The man with the tiger and boy(Calvin and Hobbes)

William B. "Bill" Watterson II is the author of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes and a few poems (which are mostly embedded in his works).Watterson was ... ersary Book that his influences include Charles Schulz, for his work in Peanuts; Walt Kelly for his comic, Pogo; and George Herriman for Krazy Kat. Watterson's style also reflects the influence of Lit ... son's style also reflects the influence of Little Nemo in Slumberland, a popular early 20th century comic strip by Winsor McCay.Watterson spent much of his career trying to change the climate of newsp ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

RoboCop and a criminology theory

een as fighting evil and crime and usually saves the day from the bad guys. A superhero can be in a comic strip to a cartoon to even on television and movies. There are male superheros such as Batman ... Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner which had 3 movies (RoboCop 1, RoboCop 2 and RoboCop 3), several comic books, multiple video games, two animated series, dozens of action figures and two television ...

(3 pages) 16 0 2.5 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An Enemy Of The People By Henrik Ibsen.

d what he was looking for! He pulls a section out from the rest of the newspaper. Its title reads, "Comic Strips." Just as our individual has done, millions of others across America do as well. ... ost all of the major newspapers in our nation report that among the readers' favorite sections, the comic strips or funnies are ranked amongst the highest. Therefore the fact that many newspapers, mag ...

(1 pages) 410 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Child Literacy

Children of all ages big and small have always been fond of comic books. As a matter of fact many people read the comic section of the newspaper every morning b ... section of the newspaper every morning before they go off to work or to school. I for one feel that comics are a good source of comedy, and some can even be used as instructional tools and ways to tea ... rip Boondocks, is written by an African-American male named Aaron Mcgruder (www.boondocks.com). The comic strip is a somewhat minority dominated strip dedicated to making fun of political and racial i ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Literacy

rip Boondocks, is written by an African-American male named Aaron Mcgruder (www.boondocks.com). The comic strip is a somewhat minority dominated strip dedicated to making fun of political and racial i ... ntext and also it would be hard to get parents to agree to their child reading such a controversial comic strip, which is obviously directed toward an older crowd. These issues can lead to many differ ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Maus II, by Art Spiegleman

viving father, Valadek Spiegelman. Maus II is apiece of literature that is unusual to most readers. Comic book artist by trade, Art Spiegelman chooses to write his book in the style that is most comfo ... y trade, Art Spiegelman chooses to write his book in the style that is most comfortable to him. The comic strip format along with the animal metaphors, give Maus II a unique and fresh approach to the ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Stereotyping in The Mass Media

are overrepresented in children's roles (Heiman and Bookspan, 1992).One specific medium, newspaper comics, is a powerful mechanism of socialization, having a daily readership of over 100 million Amer ... males and females over time, there has been an increase in the number of working women portrayed in comic strips, and thus an increase in the representation of "modern women." Mooney and Brabant (1987 ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology