Can Reading Comics Make You a Better Filmmaker?

4c9e9paniIn COMM 343 Graphic Novel students not only read selected works, but also create their own comics. This semester weโ€™ve read Alison Bechdelโ€™s Fun Home, Craig Thompsonโ€™s Blankets and David Smallโ€™s Stitches. Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis is next on the agenda. For those unfamiliar with comics, the common thread between these books is that they are all award-winning autobiographies. Continue reading