MDST 3021 - Comic Books: Culture and Industry Course uri icon



  • Explores practices of comic culture across a broad range of graphic stories. Using culture studies approaches to industry analysis and fan community discourses, students examine culture created through and around graphic texts, particularly representations of race, gender, sexuality, institutions and ideology. Considers the political economy of the comic industry, the struggles of independent producers and active fan practices.


  • Stevens, J. Richard  
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2021 / Fall 2021 / Summer 2022 / Fall 2022 / Spring 2023