Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

Neil Gaiman, part 1

Bestselling author, screenwriter and comics luminary Neil Gaiman, interviewed by Henry Jenkins as part of the Julius Schwartz Memorial Lecture. The lecture was hosted by the Comparative Media Studies program at MIT, and was founded to honor the memory of longtime DC Comics editor Julius "Julie" Schwartz, whose contributions to our culture include co-founding the first science fiction fanzine in 1932, the first science fiction literary agency in 1934, and the first World Science Fiction Convention in 1939. Schwartz went on to launch a career in comics that would last for well over 42 years, during which time he helped launch the Silver Age of Comics, introduced the idea of parallel universes, and had a hand in the reinvention of such characters as Batman, Superman, the Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman and the Atom.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing

MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Category: Education | Updated 10 months ago

Created
December 09, 2008 11:35
Category
Tags
License
Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
21764 times

More from MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing

HyperStudio, with executive director Kurt Fendt

HyperStudio, with executive directo...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:05 | 4090 views

Fox Harrell and the Imagination, Computation, and Expression Lab

Fox Harrell and the Imagination, Co...

Added over 3 years ago | 00:03:48 | 5568 views

Fox Harrell: "A Phantasmal Media Approach to Empowerment, Identity, and Computation"

Fox Harrell: "A Phantasmal Media Ap...

Added 2 years ago | 00:53:03 | 1515 views

Communications Forum: Henry Jenkins Farewell

Communications Forum: Henry Jenkins...

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:38:00 | 14728 views

J. Michael Straczynski on the complexity he gave his alien cultures

J. Michael Straczynski on the compl...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:08 | 4893 views

Jon Rubin and "Conflict Kitchen"

Jon Rubin and "Conflict Kitchen"

Added 1 year ago | 00:28:32 | 1295 views