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Jacobs, Dale. "Marveling at The Man Called Nova: Comics as sponsors of multimodal literacy." College Composition and Communication 59. (2007): 180–205. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.2307/20456992
BibTeX citation key: Jacobs2007b
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Nova", Didactics, Fandom, Intermediality, Marvel, Paratext, Superhero, USA
Creators: Jacobs
Collection: College Composition and Communication
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This essay theorizes the ways in which comics, and Marvel Comics in particular, acted as sponsors of multimodal literacy for the author. In doing so, the essay demonstrates the possibilities that exist in examining comics more closely and in thinking about how literacy sponsorship happens in multimodal texts.
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