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NSE Becomes the First Official University Esports Body in U.K.

NSE Becomes the First Official University Esports Body in U.K.

The British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), which serves as the national governing body for university sport in the U.K (much like the NCAA does in the U.S.) will now oversee an esports arm called National Student Esports (NSE) The new system was created by Benchmark, which is "a group of organizations that specialize in the development[...]

And Finally&#8230 When Alan Moore And Friends Talked Counter Culture For A Day

And Finally… When Alan Moore And Friends Talked Counter Culture For A Day

Thanks to SpaceGuruu, who went to an day of counter culture discussion at Northampton University , called Under The Austerity The Beach with Alan Moore, Melinda Gebbie, Robin Ince, Scroobius Pip, Josie Long and more.And who videoed and edited a few clips...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJYFxD1kk6shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCkTPZcAlvkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCkTPZcAlvkYou can read a longer report right here...[...]

University Of Colorado Launches Free MOOC Course In Comics This September

University Of Colorado Launches Free MOOC Course In Comics This September

By Hannah Means-ShannonIn the wake of massive successes in numbers and pro-interest in open access online courses studying comics and graphic novels both in the US and UK, the University of Colorado is gearing up for its own MOOC (massive open online course) starting on September 23rd with space for unlimited numbers The[...]

University Library Graphic Novel Exhibit Damaged After Muslim Protest

University Library Graphic Novel Exhibit Damaged After Muslim Protest

A graphic novel exhibit at the German university of of Duisburg-Essen features the work of Israeli artist, Rutu Modan as part of a series of displays for What Comics Can Do! Recent Trends in Graphic Fiction in the foyer of the University library.German magazine Taz reports that the different displays explored different storytelling methods, genres and[...]

Yes You Can Now Major In Comics Literature by Professor Jeremy Larance

Yes You Can Now Major In Comics Literature by Professor Jeremy Larance

Professor Jeremy Larance writes;Yes, you can now major in comic literature.As an English professor at a relatively small public university in West Virginia, West Liberty University, I often try to find ways to sneak comics and graphic novels into my courses For several years now, for example, I’ve used V for Vendetta as the culminating text in[...]

Academy Of Art University &#8211 Piecing Together Figments

Academy Of Art University – Piecing Together Figments

Among the leaders in these new curriculums is the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, whose  comic book industry-involved teachers and passionate students are making strides to make sure AAU is the top of the line in comic book education and unrivaled in its rich and engrossing community of creators This weekend on Bleeding[...]


Scottish Politicians Fight Over Comic Book Course

Scottish Politicians Fight Over Comic Book Course

So why did you have to go and tweet this? Dundee University is launching a degree in comic books That'll show those who say degrees are being dumbed down! Dundee, being a Scottish town steeped in comic book history, the home of DC Thomson, publishers of The Beano, Dandy, Oor Wullie, The Broons, Commando, Bunty, so many[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #9 – Continuity Day

You don’t want to bore your readers with irrelevancies and you don’t want to distract them from narrative elements that are important.My, my, and aren’t I just the little doctrinaire munchkin during the holiday season!Dennis O'Neil teaches a ten week course on Writing Comics And Graphic Novels at the New York University[...]

Canadian University Offers Five Comics Courses

Five! Five courses! Makes the Michigan State University look pathetic in comparison Five courses in comics books and graohic novels at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design Five!Okay, a couple of them are the same, repeated at different times of the year But even so The Graphic Memoir, The Contemporary Comic and Contemporary[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #8 – Bester Both Worlds

Which means that you are not as important as the story and neither are your writers.  Of course, the story wouldn't exist without them, and I'm not suggesting that we eliminate editors from the process, either; it's nice having a backstop.  But getting the best possible story, given constraints of talent and circumstance--that's the prize.Dennis[...]

Tony Lee, Big In India

And the Calcutta Telegraph is all over him, featuring in two articles related to Lit Sutra, a cultural event organised by the British Council, taking part in a conversation with University English tutor Abhijit Gupta, telling him;Graphic novel is the name of the comic book when someone wants to sound grown-up.On his Livejournal page, Lee[...]

ComICA Thursday &#8211 Crumbs Jeans And Greek Logic

ComICA Thursday – Crumbs, Jeans And Greek Logic

Crumb Uncovered Fresh from his university controversies, Robert Crumb work seen for the first time in the UK is exhibited from today at the Scream Gallery Work includes original art from the sixties to the beginning of the 21st century. Free, Scream Gallery, 34 Bruton Street, London, to December 12, 2009Apostolos Doxiadis: Logicomix Greek novelist Apostolos[...]

How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #7 – A Beached Hero

Bleeding Cool is grateful to receive a taster of the course every week.If we were breathing the same air--if you were sitting (snoozing?) in front of me during one of my New York University classes and the subject under discussion was the characterization of heroes, I might blather on about Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs[...]

ComICA: Sunday 8th November &#8211 The Big Comic Book Market

ComICA: Sunday 8th November – The Big Comic Book Market

Cute But Sad Comics & Howard Hardiman, Decadence & David Lander, Donkey’s Tails & Christopher Bateson, Marc Ellerby, James McElvie & Kieron Gillen, Fabtoons & Francesca Cassavetti, Famicon - Leon Sadler, Stefan Sadler & Kitty Clark, Glyndwr University Graphic Novels Course (Dan Berry), David Greene, Ink Soup & Graphic Short Stories @ BIAD (Chiu),[...]



How To Write Comics And Graphic Novels by Dennis O'Neil #5 – Network King

There’s what works here and now, in these circumstances, and what doesn’t.Dennis O’Neil teaches a ten week course on Writing Comics And Graphic Novels at the New York University Classes are every Wednesday evening from 6.45pm to 9pm For further information, please call NYU’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Studies at 212[...]