Please note that you can avoid paying shipping fees and get your books via 2-day shipping if you set up a free Amazon Prime account. College students can get Amazon Prime free for six months via Amazon Student.
The following books are required for this course:
- Grant Morrison (2001). Animal Man: Book 1. Animal Man. New York: Vertigo Press. Approximately $14 on Amazon, with used copies priced at $7.
- Grant Morrison (2003). Animal Man: Book 3. Deus Ex Machina. New York: Vertigo Press. Approximately $14 on Amazon, with used copies priced at $11.
- Scott McCloud (1994). Understanding comics: The invisible art. New York: Harper Perennial. Approximately $16 on Amazon, with used copies priced at $10.
- Kim Golombisky & Rebecca Hagen (2010). White space is not your enemy: A beginners guide to communicating visually through graphic, web, and multimedia design. Burlington, MA: Focal Press. Approximately $25 on Amazon. Used copies are difficult to find.
You should also have an 8-gigabyte USB flash drive that you can use during the video editing project. This will make it possible for you to easily move your work between computers. This flash drive will also come in handy in other classes. An 8-gigabyte drive costs less than $10 on Amazon. Last but not least, a packet of additional course readings is posted on T-Learn in PDF format. You are responsible for all assigned readings, even if they are not addressed during class.