The American Comic Book Industry and Hollywood by Alisa Perren and Gregory Steirer, part two

Alisa Perren is Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film and Co-Director of the Center for Entertainment and Media Industries at The University of Texas at Austin and editorial collective member of the journal Media Industries.


Gregory Steirer is Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at Dickinson College and a former National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and researcher for the Carsey-Wolf Center’s Media Industries Project.


In part two of our episode on The American Comic Book Industry and Hollywood, we’ll be discussing why/how has the comic book industry retained its own practices and structure despite the conglomeratisation of media industries, how the comic industry has dealt with digital formats, the different business models in comics publishers and their dependence on Hollywood licensing IP, and the future of the relationship between the American comics industry and Hollywood. Take a listen.



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