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Comics/Graphic Narrative

ARTDES 336 .1


Credit Hours: 3
Course Fee: $125
Instructor(s): Gloeckner, Phoebe
Schedule: MonWed 2:00p-4:15p
Modality: In-person


Fall 2021

Description: In Comics/​Graphic Narrative, we will examine a variety of comics literature and look at precursors to modern comics” forms. You will create comics in different formats (single panel, strip, and multi-page) in a variety of media. We will have several guest cartoonists visit over the semester. To participate in this course, you should be adept at drawing (on paper & electronic devices). Good figure drawing skills are a must. An aptitude for design is a plus. You should have good writing skills, and be well-read (literature of any sort). A variety of courses and experience will help you fulfill these requirements. Unless your work is known to the instructor, you will be asked to present a portfolio supporting your ability to successfully complete this course.

Frequency: This course is typically offered in the fall term of every academic year, though scheduling may vary according to future term circumstances.