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Articles by Laura Sneddon

Comic Studies: Dave Sim and Seth

Comics

Laura Sneddon returns to wrap her first semester of Comic Studies, taking a look at the very different works of Seth and Dave Sim in "It's A Good Life If You Don't Weaken" and "Cerebus."

Comic Studies: Metafiction meets Autobiography

Comics

With the end of the semester in sight, Laura Sneddon returns to discuss her latest class assignment, reading the metafictional, autobiographical work of Eddie Campbell and Alan Moore in "The Birth Caul" and "Alec."

Comic Studies: R. Crumb & Aline Kominsky

Comics

Laura Sneddon's Comic Studies course continues, this week looking at the work and misogynistic tendencies of R. Crumb as well as the comix created by his wife, cartoonist Aline Kominsky.

Comic Studies: Documentary Comics

Comics

Laura Sneddon's Comic Studies classes continue with a look at Documentary Comics, with Laura reading and reacting to Joe Sacco's "Palestine" and "Safe Area Goražde" in very different ways.

Comic Studies: Dundee Comics Day

Comics

Laura Sneddon takes a break from her Comic Studies course to attend Dundee Comics Day, featuring talks, advice and anecdotes by Frank Quitely, Cam Kennedy, John Wagner and more!

Comic Studies: Wartime Autobiographix

Comics

For its Autobiographix: Comics and History portion, Laura Sneddon's Comic Studies class read and discussed "Barefoot Gen," "Maus" and "In the Shadow of No Towers," three different reactions to war and violence.

An Introduction to Comic Studies

Comics

CBR welcomes writer Laura Sneddon as we present the first installment of her column detailing lessons learned as she attends the University of Dundee's postgraduate degree course in Comic Studies.