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Comic books have come a long way from the days of Batman, Superman and Spiderman. Before these superheroes made it to the big screen, their exploits were confined to little boxes in flimsy magazines. They inspired generations of young readers who stopped paying attention to comics in their teens, and may have missed some of the remarkable developments in the genre.
Today's comics and graphic novels are dealing with increasingly complex characters with storylines. And with the populatity of movies like Hellboy, Sin City and Watchmen, "graphic novels" have become more mainstream - even the New York Times reviews them.
Today, Where We Live, a conversation about graphic novels and comic books.
Southern Connecticut State University will be presenting a panel Subcultures, Semiotics, Sexualities and Superheroes: Textual/Pictorial Methodologies in Graphic Narrative Media on Saturday April 18th. For more information, see link below.