Comics Essay Topics

Japanese Manga Vs American Comics

Difference in Japanese Comics (Manga) and American comics is vast ranging from their art style, their presentation and other parameters such as size or length of the comic and the fashion they follow. Even audiences are more diverse and innovative and choose to have liking for Japanese or American based on their choice (Adam, 2006)…. View Article

Censorship in Comic Books

In an age of video-game violence and the nearly-anything-goes Internet, it’s instructive to read that once upon a time, not that long ago, Congress was concerned about what was widely viewed as a serious menace to American youth: comic books. David Hajdu’s The Ten-Cent Plague is both cultural history and cautionary tale about censorship. It’s a… View Article

Case Study: Marvel

What does Marvel’s current Success look like? Marvel’s current success is largely thanks to a three-pronged approach. It utilizes its characters fame to promote revenue in comic book publishing, toys, and licensing. After successfully navigating a near collapse, the company has re-invented itself by truly focusing on its library of characters. By redeveloping its products… View Article

Literacy Narrative

Learning to read and write may seem to be easy now, however, everybody struggled at least once at some point in their life. My mom would get me books to read, but would never tell me bedtime stories, thus at night I would grab one of the books and slowly comprehend each word as I… View Article

Marvel Enterprises

In my view, the Marvel Enterprises should pursue the strategic direction that will allow them to focus on marketing their lesser-known characters that have the potential to become hit and popular with the general public It would be short sighted of Marvel to expect to forever capitalize on the popularity of its prominent characters because… View Article

Scott Pilgrim characters

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010) Film Sequence Analysis Assignment 2 Subject: Introduction to Screen Analysis Submitted as an Essay Dute Date: June 5th 2012 Tutor: Class: Wednesday, 14:00-14:50 Word Count: 2201 Contents: 1. Introduction3 2. Narrative Function4 3. Mise-en-Scene6 4. Cinematography9 5. Editing10 6. Sound10 7. Conclusion11 8. List of References12 Introduction Scott Pilgrim… View Article

Violent Media Is Good for Kids

Violence in media is healthy and beneficial for children—or so claims Gerard Jones, author of “Violent Media is Good for Kids”. It is undeniable that the title of Jones’s essay is straightforward and aptly named, if not confidently bold. But while his claim may boast confidence, it lacks credibility. Jones does do a great job… View Article

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Graphic Novels

Graphic novels are to be defined as novels in comic-strip format. They are usually shown to us either in series and have a continuous plot or it can be presented in shorter stories. One popular form of a “comic book” is called a manga (漫画). The Chinese character that is used to write manga translates… View Article

Comic books

Comic books established themselves as an independent media in which story abides its own rules; progression of story follows by specific use of frames sequences and their composition. Judging by the structure of comic books and graphic novels we can see many similarities with other medias, like movies adaptations of comic books and just movie… View Article