Course Description

MIT 3282G-001 (Winter 2018)   Comic Book Culture: From Pulp Fiction to Post Modern Legitimacy

Instructor: D. Mann

Course Description
This course will run along three parallel tracks: it will examine the history of comic books and how they engaged such political issues as World War II and the cultural revolution of the 1960s; it will show how comics have crossed over into other popular media, mainly film; and it will look at comic books as a serious aesthetic medium, trying to understand them as a form of sequential art.


At least 65% in each of MIT 1200F/G, 1500F/G and 1700F/G.  

Open to non-FIMS students. 
Prerequisites have been waived for 2015-2016. 
Please contact the Faculty at to be enrolled.  

Antirequisites: MIT 2282F/G

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course