2017-2018 Catalog

AMST 320 Graphic Narratives: From Pulp Fiction to Comix Literature

This course will study the 20th century evolution of word-and-image texts from their origins in early superhero comics to their contemporary emergence as recognized literary works. The texts will be primarily from the United States, but some attention will be given to foreign works in translation.


4 units


Any prior American Studies course or permission of instructor

Core Requirements Met

  • Fine Arts
  • United States Diversity