Inaugural Comic Arts Conference
August 12, 1992
Marriott Hotel and Marina
San Diego, California

"The Role of the Indian in the Western Comic Book"
 Vicki A. Green, Univ. of Victoria

"Sex Comics From the 1930ís-1950ís: The Tijuana Bible Story"
Robert K. Gluckson, Univ. of Washington

"Fredric Wertham, Scientist"
Leonard Rifas, Univ. of Washington

Respondents: Steve Bissette, Robert C. Harvey

"The Present State of Comics Scholarship"
Peter Coogan, Michigan State Univ.

"Between Each Frame: Application of Deleuzeís Film Theory to the Comics Medium"
James Pascoe

"Applying Rhetorical Methodologies to the Study of Comics"
Randy Duncan, Henderson State Univ.

Respondents: Will Eisner, Scott McCloud

Slide Presentation: "Journey into Fear: The History and Heritage of the Horror Comic"
Steve Bissette

Slide Presentation: "A Preview of Understanding Comics"
Scott McCloud