Re: Film and comic books

From: gregg biermann (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Oct 02 2007 - 15:48:02 PDT

This is not theoretical but many of the silent era animators (McCay,
Sullivan, Bray, etc) came out of the comic strip business... on the other
hand they were also influenced by other kinds of entertainments (lighting
sketches, etc.). A nice book on the history of this is "Before Mickey" by
Donald Crafton.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Kennedy" <email suppressed>
To: <email suppressed>
Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2007 8:51 PM
Subject: Film and comic books

> Hello all,
> I got an interesting question about whether there were any readings out
> there that might shed light on different ways in which film theory might
> pertain to making theories about comics. Anyone have any thoughts?
> I was thinking Robert Warshow's Immediate Experience, but that seems a bit
> more broad than my friend seems to have in mind.
> Thanks in advance,
> Chris
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