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    citizens of the United States are firm believers on children becoming the future leaders of the nation. With this ideality in our society, a well-established education is a key factor to help the children. Comic books will lead them onto the path of success. Incidentally, comic books are often perceived only as a form of entertainment, rarely is it seem as an educational book. As we advance as a nation, more and more educators start to divulge into graphic novels and begin to see the educational values within them. Remotely, most people are unaware of the vital use of comic books. During the Great Depression, it was a staple in every American’s livelihood. At the time, many Americans were out of jobs due to the faltering economy; especially…

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    Comic Book Propaganda

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    what extent did comic books function as propaganda in the United States during World War Two? Comic books to a great extent functioned as propaganda in the United States during World War Two. Propaganda is defined as “the organized dissemination of information or allegations to assist or damage the cause of a government or movement” , a criteria which the comic books of the era exemplify, with their deliverance of a strong pro-Allied, anti-Axis message, which served to both boost patriotism and…

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    Comic Book Synthesis Essay

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    Historically, literary themes regarding the LGBTQ community have been omitted from comic books mainly because of censorship regulations and the presumption that storylines that include sexual orientation are not appropriate for children. The social mores of the past caused the exclusion of LGBTQ issues and characters from children’s comic books because the LGBTQ lifestyle was considered immoral. However, in recent years, comic book creators have started to take on the task of representing the…

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    Comic Book Gender Roles

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    faces not to be forgotten. I was in my early twenties when I read my first real comic book. I had grown up thinking that comic books…

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    narrators, the visual elements of the comic, specifically the use of color, and the presentation and handling of social issues, including gender and sexuality. This paper will aim to consider and analyze these areas within the comic through the critical approach of narratology, with some assistance from the cognitive approach. First, let’s talk about our narrator. For most of the comic, our narrator is Suzie. She is the first one to talk directly to the audience, giving us “our basic phrase to…

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    Comic books have been a part of the American culture since their introduction in the 1930’s. Throughout the decades they have been sold by the millions, faced harsh scrutiny, been almost shut down, and yet, always continued to exist. The ‘Golden Age’ of comic books took place in the 1940’s during World War II. Comic books about superheroes were the most prevalent at this time and were often seen fighting the Axis powers, particularly Germany and Japan. Comic books reached out to American…

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    According the University of Alabama: School of Medicine, approximately 65 percent of the general population are visual learners. It is clear that the current generation has a greater interest in looking at images rather than reading some form of text. Looking at images allows the audience to comprehend what the underlying meaning of it is in a faster way. In recent years, there has been a spike in sales of comic books due to the vast amount of superhero films and television series being…

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    Comic books have been around for a long time. They are very popular among both kids and adults. However, there is a stigma concerning comic books. Many parents and educators dislike this form of reading. Many people don’t want their children reading comic books because of many reasons. For example, parents don’t want their kids to be exposed to violence in comic books. This is not a valid excuse to not let kids read comic books because just like movies and novels, parents have to decide whether…

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    Do you ever imagine a world in which everyone has the ability to fly, read minds, teleport, and more? There are more than a thousand of comic book heroes, each with their own unique powers and perspective. Along with all new films being released based on different comic book characters, it is no wonder why the imagination we have is endless. However it has been questioned whether or not comic book heroes are mainly American and portray American culture only. Why is it that most of the super…

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    Background Comic books were in the groove in the 30’s and 40’s. After DC Comics published Superman in 1938, stories of mean, costumed superheroes battling criminals and enemies of the United States arose. However after World War II ended, interest for these stories decreased and superheroes were up the creek. In order to gain back the public’s interest of comic books, publishers began to fill them with romance, crime, and horror. In the early 1950’s, crime and horror comics arose, quickly…

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