MAUS Discussion Group September 1st 1:00pm — A Reminder

August 20, 2012 By: Andy Mansell Category: DISCUSS, Discussion Group, EVENTS

Just a reminder that the next Heroes Discussion Group will take place on Saturday September 1st at 1:00pm.  We will be discussing the Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel MAUS by art spiegelman.

A few quick thoughts upon a second reading.

A couple of things I’d like to discuss with the group:

The use of the multiple narrators.  Is this the story of a survivor or the story of someone growing up with a survivor?  Is this truly a biography?  I don’t believe this is picking nits–we are affected by the way the story is told to us.  This is a topic that needs to be examined.




HEROES DISCUSSION GROUP :: MAUS by Art Spiegelman :: September 1st, 2012

August 01, 2012 By: Andy Mansell Category: DISCUSS, Discussion Group

First of all, I personally want to thank all of you who attended our three discussions from HeroesCon weekend.  Oz with Skottie Young (thank you Heather!), Batman: Black Mirror with Snyder and Francavilla (thank you Jason!) and Love and Rockets: New Stories with Jaime Hernandez (thank you Mr. Hernandez!).
Now that we are all rested up, it is time to get back to our regular Discussion Group schedule!
First up–
August: Discussion #48: Plan to join us on Saturday, September 1st as we tackle the graphic novel that is certainly one of the most critically acclaimed, vastly read and most often discussed:  The Pulitzer Prize winning story of the Holocaust–Maus by Art Spiegelman.
This is a major work and should be read by all serious comic readers.  The discussion topics are many, but the three primary points I’d like to cover are as follows:  (more…)

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