Stream the following comic book documentaries recently added to our Films on Demand collection to coincide with this year’s One Book One College. Each documentary presents a different aspect of comic book history.
- The American Comic Strip surveys the history of comic strips with renowned artists Mort Walker, John Romita, Will Eisner, John Cullen Murphy, Sean Kelly, and Milton Caniff.
- The Art of Spiegelman is a biographical film on Art Spiegelman, creator of popular comic strips Maus and In the Shadow of No Towers. The film features interviews of Spiegelman and his wife, Françoise Mouly.
- In Search of Dan Cooper examines the creation of the French-Belgian Dan Cooper series, inspired by Canadian pilots stationed overseas, and how the comic strip evolved over time.
Want to learn more? Stream Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle. Season 1 and Dear Mr. Watterson: An Exploration of Calvin & Hobbes through Hoopla and browse our extensive graphic novel collection in person.