Marveling at The Man Called Nova: Comics as Multimodal Sponsors of Literacy
College Composition and Communications
American literature, fiction, comic book
This essay theorizes the ways in which comics, and Marvel Comics in particular, acted as sponsors of multimodal literacy for the author. In doing so, the essay demonstrates the possibilities that exist in examining comics more closely and in thinking about how literacy sponsorship happens in multimodal texts.
Jacobs, Dale. (2007). Marveling at The Man Called Nova: Comics as Multimodal Sponsors of Literacy. College Composition and Communications, 59 (2), 180-205.