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Tuesday, 30 December

801. Comic Transformations: Reading Graphic Narrative as Adaptive and Adapted Text

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Yosemite C, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: M. Thomas Inge, Randolph-Macon Coll.

1. “Intertextuality and the Historical Graphic Novel: Kyle Baker’s Nat Turner,” Andrew James Kunka, Univ. of South Carolina, Sumter

2. “Graphic Novels into Films: Bad, Good, Better, and Best,” Stephen E. Tabachnick, Univ. of Memphis

3. “Amazing Adventures in Adaptation: Constructing History in Michael Chabon’s Escapist Comics,” Derek Parker Royal, Texas A&M Univ., Commerce

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