The Smurfette Principle & Whitewashing in Film topics in Knowledge Comics form by Chulalongkorn students. Thai (and foreign) students from the Intro Comm and Visual Media courses were asked to create short graphic narratives (2 to 4 pages) on imposed issues related to the Critical Tradition in educational/knowledge comics form. Discover their graphic narratives over here.
Marsupilami and the BlackPanther tribute comics by 8 CommDe students. Students were asked to create 2-page comics starring the Marsupilami -an imaginary animal created by Belgian cartoonist André Franquin and addressing the recent story of a construction company mogul charged with six poaching-related crimes (including the killing of a black Indochinese leopard/panther) in a Thai Wildlife Sanctuary. Discover the #BlackPanther graphic narratives over here.
#VforVersion(s): in-class assignment; alteration of imposed comics pages in foreign language -to CommArts students- (German edition of British creators Alan Moore and David Lloyd‘s V for Vendetta, and original edition of French cartoonist Lewis Trondheim‘s Psychanalyse) by partial deletion with white-out liquid of textual elements -such as sentences, words, letters or letter parts- to form a new text in English language which would be consistent with the unaltered pictorial sequence.. Various results by CommArts students over here.
#LetMeSeeYourEyes: home assignment; substituting the dialogue of a comics/manga page with imposed lines excerpted from Norwegian cartoonist Jason‘s Why Are You Doing This? (Fantagraphics, 2005). Various results by CommArts students over here.
#UltraVioletChallenge: “Making Sense of Signs (and Fragments)” in-class creative assignment; create a figurative comics based on an imposed abstract comics. Various results by CommDe students & cartoonists over here.