Help Mav Pick a Book List (redux) | ChrisMaverick dotcom
Ok, so through a completely unforeseen, unexpected and frankly rather chaotic set of circumstances, I am apparently now suddenly teaching my Sex, Violence and Comics class again this fall. Yay! This is non one hand awesome, because I love that class and teaching it was one of the most fun things I've ever done. On the other hand, last time I spent like a year deciding what I was going to do with it and now I have... well, basically 3.5 days to pick a book list. This is fine... I'm going to just overlap a lot of the stuff I did last time. But on the other hand, I'm always looking for potential to update. So, much like I did last time when I said "what books should I teach?" and outsourced the question to the internet... Umm... "what books should I teach?" The class has a few different purposes. On one hand, it's sort of an intro to the literary history and evolution of comics in America (yes, the in America part is kind of important... if I had to cover the entire world of comics from