Monday, September 13, 2010

Learn the History of Comix from Patrick Rosenkranz

PNCA has a history of comics class taught by  Patrick Rosenkranz
From the PNCA Class Description:  
Join Patrick Rosenkranz, the country's pre-eminent chronicler of underground comics, in this new class on the history of comics. You will explore how these comics have an explosive and unappreciated impact on our culture. This course will explore the evolution of many comic themes and conventions, including genre, social mores, gender issues, cultural revolution, racial identity, propaganda and satire.

Prerequisite(s): none Instructor: Patrick Rosenkranz
Bio: Patrick Rosenkranz one of the premier scholars of the underground comix movement of the 1960s and 1970s, has been writing about comix since 1969. He wrote his first history of underground comix, Artsy Fartsy Funnies in 1974, and co-produced Underground Comix Radiozine in the 1980s for KBOO-FM. He has written numerous articles and essays about comix for a variety of publications.
Thanks Dylan

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