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Understanding Comics: Chapter 1

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1.  Sequential Art is an all encompassing term that defines comics but does not prohibit genres, method, or the tools used to create comics.
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2.  What master comics artist coined the term: Sequential Art?
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3.  What is the hero's name from the Pre-Columbian Picture Manuscript "Discovered" by Cortés?
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4.    Single panels cartoons are one of the original forms of modern-day comics (Sequential Art): TRUE or FALSE?
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5.  "The artform--the medium--known as comics is a vessel which can hold any number of ideas and images." Which of the following are needed in the comic medium? 
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6.  Most books about comics began shortly before the turn of the last century.
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7.  McCloud writes about the "Thirty-Two Century" old sequential painting found in the Egyptian scribe Menna's tomb. According to the painting, as Menna watches, farmers late in paying their taxes are ___________.
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8.  The Bayeux Tapestry is strikingly similar to Comics?
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9.  At first glance, Egyptian Hieroglyphics would seem to fit our definition of Comics perfectly but...
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10.  The invention of the printing press is the one event which looms as large in comics history as it does in the history of the written word.
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12.  The sophistication of the picture-story did grow, however, reaching great heights in the nimble hands of William Hogarth.
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13.  The father of modern comic in many ways is...
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14.  Woodcut Artist Lynd Ward's silent "Woodcut Novels" are powerful modern fables now praised by Comic artist but seldom recognized as comics.
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15.  Scott McCloud considers this single panel like the one below comics.
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16.  Most Art teachers consider Max Ernst's "Collage Novel,"A Week Of Kindness a comics masterpiece.
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17.  [Check the correct box(es)] "For much of the century the word "comics" has had a negative connotations that many of  comics' most devoted practitioners have preferred to be known as"...
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18.  Fill in the blank: When I (Scott McCloud) was in the _______, a friend of mine (who was a lot smarter than I was) convinced me to give comics another look and lent me his collection. 
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19.    [Check the correct box(es)]  At one time _________ recieved the same criticism and skeptism Comics receive.
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20.  If we don't exclude photography from our definition, then half of America has been in comics at one time or another.
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