comic studies

Comic books inspired famed author and civil rights leader

September 27, 2018 Life News

Most of the time, superheroes are a work of fiction. But when author Andrew Aydin saw civil rights champion John Lewis in action, he had a better idea. When Aydin started working for Lewis, he convinced the Georgia congressman to write an autobiographical comic book. Lewis agreed on the condition that Aydin help him create ...

‘Superman’ No. 1 issue included in new comic book archive

September 26, 2018 News

One of the most coveted comic books in history now resides at SF State’s library as part of a new archive collection of rare comic books. The J. Paul Leonard Library unveiled the special new archive to SF State students on Monday, Sept. 10, including an original copy of Superman No. 1 worth several thousand ...