Features

StardustThe Power of Comics has these features:


Chapter Objectives

Each of the twelve chapters has clearly defined goals outlined from the start.

Illustrations
Over 150 images, including panels, pages, and covers illustrate points made throughout the chapters.

Sidebars
Boxed “Discovery” and “Profile” essays explore the issues and personalities in comics in greater depth.

Discussion Questions
Open-ended prompts at the end of each chapter help keep the conversation about comics growing.

Activities
Classroom-tested activities engage students in the process of learning about the medium and its messages.

Recommended Readings
Complete bibliographic citations and brief annotations point students to both classic comics and the scholarly resources.

Glossary
A complete glossary decodes the medium’s and the academy’s terminology.

Bibliography
Complete references help students to follow-up with the scholarly and journalistic sources that informed this volume.

Index
An index prepared by the authors helps readers to find concepts in the book readily.