Essays Tagged: "comic books"

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

"Novels on the Big Screen: An Argument to Joseph Epstien's Article, "Reel Literature" in the Wall Street Journal"

ued by Joseph Epstein of the Wall Street Journal that movies made from novels "are on the levels of comic books." Obviously movies like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and James and the Giant Peach we ... een. As for bashing other people's work, and claiming that it will never amount to much more than a comic book, that is just ludicrous. Again, what makes a movie great is really not where it came from ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.2 Oct/2002

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

Media Trends applied to Mad Magazine

ment has become a necessary part of the business, Ads fill the pages of newspapers, magazines, even comic books. In this clip journal project, I am attempting to determine why MAD Magazine has survive ...

(1 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop and "The Jailer" by Sylvia Plath - analysis and comparison of styles

further proof of the fact that the family lives there appears in the fourth stanza: there are some comic books lying on the taboret (they provide the frist coloured accent in the poem). As comics are ... boys are old enough to help their father at work - they are probably teenagers - it seems that the comic books have been lying there for several years. Then, some accents of femininity appear in the ...

(8 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

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

It is about how a person would act if they had super powers.

Some people my age dream of having superpowers. Some people read comic books,watchmovies, watch television, and wish they could have super powers like flying or beco ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Media Violence: Not the Real Culprit for the Problems of Society

ry complex issue, some people have wanted to find a quick fix to the problem. In the 1940s and 50s, comic books were named the number one reason for the rise in juvenile delinquency. Few thought about ...

(9 pages) 201 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Pulling the Strings: A Look at Brainwashing Throughout History

From silent movies to modern films, classic literature, to comic-books, the concept of mind control, or brainwashing is a theme that has been prevalent. Bram S ...

(62 pages) 399 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Comedy and Tragedy in Alan Moore's "Watchmen"

heard this was The Comedian.In Alan Moore's brilliant graphic novel Watchmen, cited in Wizard: The Comics Magazine as the best American comic of the Twentieth Century, the plot begins with the death ... ins with the death of a costumed vigilante (read: "super-hero") called The Comedian. Watchmen is to comic books what Citizen Kane is to cinema in more ways than one--besides having the reputation of b ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How do story telling techniques in Japanese animation differ to the western tradition?

'Misfit Lit': comics and graphic novelsHow do story telling techniques in Japanese comic media differ to the weste ... ffer to the western tradition?The differences between the Eastern, Anime and Manga and the Western, Comic and Cartoon counterparts are clear from the outset. Apart from the obvious contrast in styles, ... tion made popular in America, by companies like Walt Disney. The word Manga is used to describe the Comic Books of Japan, similar to the comic books made popular in America, by companies like Marvel a ...

(8 pages) 96 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Comic Books-this was for a Socy 227 project.

Comic BooksIn the world of comics, the subservient culture within the imagination of the creator spr ... fighting, mainly because the mutants are viewed as social miscreants and therefore deviant.Although comic books are the result of a vivid imagination, the underlying principles beneath the actions of ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Batman- the Perfect Role Model

America's fascination with comic books and cartoons filled with superheroes has created an empire of almost epic proportions. U ... has created an empire of almost epic proportions. Upon my arrival in America, two of the myriad of comic book characters on offer immediately captured my attention, - Batman and Superman. I was infor ...

(3 pages) 46 0 2.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

el in New York, where most of the action takes place.The novel tracks the relationship of these two comic book artists--Joe draws, Sam writes--focusing on their lives in the 1940s and 1950s, when, on ... en, on a grand scale, America was dealing with World War II and its aftermath, and on a lesser one, comic books were experiencing a Golden Age. At the beginning of their friendship, Joe and Sammy crea ...

(7 pages) 24 0 4.6 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This is a Biography about Jean-Michel Basquiat. it explains his life about how he started his art work.

orn in Brooklyn of Puerto Rican parents. During the years as child, he created drawings inspired by comic books and television cartoons. His mother who often took him to local art museums nurtured his ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Doraemon - Significance of Icons.

the hearts and inspired the dreams of children around the world 30 years ago by the author, through comic books, televisions and movies. The author of Doraemon, Fujiko Fujio, passed away in September ... four-dimensional pocket on his stomach and educational aspects of the stories.Sales of the Doraemon comic series have been extremely increasing from the beginning, but still. As of December 1999 forty ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Impact of Televised Violence.

rns about this medium of popular entertainment. Although there was a body of research on movies and comic books, these were quite different forms of media and different effects might be expected. Stil ... er-rated measures of aggressive behavior and preferences for various kinds of television, radio and comic books when the children were eight years old. Ten years later, when the members of the group w ...

(28 pages) 231 1 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Disney: Intercultural Differences with Euro Disney.

appalling colors; a construction of hardened chewing gum and idiotic folklore taken straight out of comic books written for obese Americans.Jean Cau, French CriticAmerican businesses make assumption a ...

(25 pages) 231 0 4.2 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Andy Warhol: The Pop Art Movement.

wanted to show the world that art can be found in everyday objects, such as magazine illustrations, comic books, advertising campaigns, etc(Andy Warhol Biography). He started to paint familiar images ... vertising campaigns, etc(Andy Warhol Biography). He started to paint familiar images such as money, comics, dollar signs, food, groceries, women's shoes, celebrities, and newspaper clippings (Andy War ...

(4 pages) 77 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

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