by Mark Shultz
recommended for High School and Up
This one giant, gorgeous volume collects all those issues of Dinosaurs and Cadillacs that my teenage self lusted after (because of Mark Shultz’s beautiful brushwork– why, what were you thinking?)
Just learned about this independent film about comic books in the classroom called Comic Book Literacy. Haven’t seen it yet, but it sounds pretty cool. Dallas Art News reports that the film will premeire at the Dallas Museum of Art on February 26, 2011:
The independent documentary film Comic Book Literacy will screen Saturday February 26, 2011, at 11:30 A.M. at the Dallas Museum of Art. The film showcases the utilization of comic books to promote literacy and education and features writers, artist and historians who speak on behalf of the often misunderstood medium.
Here’s the trailer for Comic Book Literacy: