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:
- Vaughn, B. and Guerra, P. (2008). Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1. (Deluxe Edition) Hardcover. New York: Vertigo. Approximately $20 on Amazon. Please make sure you purchase the hardcover deluxe edition, as it collects the first 10 issues of the series. ISBN: 1401219217.
- McCloud, S. (1994). Understanding comics: The invisible art. New York: Harper Perennial. Approximately $16 on Amazon, with used copies priced at $10.
- Williams, R. (2008). The non-designer’s design book: Design and typographic principles for the visual novice. Third Edition. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press. Approximately $20 on Amazon, with used copies priced at $16.
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 $15 at Best Buy. You are responsible for all assigned readings, even if they are not addressed during class.