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Thinking Inside the Boxes: The Importance of Comic Books and Graphic Novels in Visual Arts Education

Thinking Inside the Boxes: The Importance of Comic Books and Graphic Novels in Visual Arts Education Abstract: For most of the 20 th century, comics and graphic novels have not been considered worthy of inclusion in curricula by educators. Comics have been blamed for juvenile delinquency and poor literacy skill acquisition (McCloud, 1993, 2000; Wertham, 1954). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Visual Arts Research University of Illinois Press

Thinking Inside the Boxes: The Importance of Comic Books and Graphic Novels in Visual Arts Education

Visual Arts Research , Volume 38 – Aug 31, 2012

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Abstract

Abstract: For most of the 20 th century, comics and graphic novels have not been considered worthy of inclusion in curricula by educators. Comics have been blamed for juvenile delinquency and poor literacy skill acquisition (McCloud, 1993, 2000; Wertham, 1954).

Journal

Visual Arts ResearchUniversity of Illinois Press

Published: Aug 31, 2012

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