The first few questions are from the video Defining Terms, which is still uploading at the time I am posting this. The next questions are from the McCloud reading, and the final ones are from Kukkonen.

1. What does “cartoon” mean?

2. How is a comic book not really a book?

3. How is a graphic novel not really a novel?

4. What is manga?

5. What is anime?

6. What is a bande dessinée?

7. How does Will Eisner define comics?

8. How does Scott McCloud define comics?

9. Why are single-panel comics problematic for McCloud’s definition?

10. What is an icon?

11. Why do readers identify with cartoon people?

12. What is the masking effect McCloud talks about?

13. What two popular media did Marshall McLuhan claim could command audience involvement through iconic forms?

14. What is the picture plane?

15. What kind of approach does Karin Kukkonen take to comics?

16. What is Kukkonen’s definition of comics?

17. What are the three ways a medium is constituted?

18. How can comics be a visual language?

19. What does the term “sans parole” refer to?

20. What are panels in comics?

21. What are speech bubbles?

22. What is a caption in comics?

23. What are body schema?

24. How do letters in speech bubbles differ from letters printed on the page of a traditional book?

25. What is the gutter in comics?

26. What are the six basic facial expressions, according to Paul Ekman?

27. What is the deictic gaze?

28. What is a gestalt?

29. What is “mise en page”?

30. What is a storyworld?

31. What is “heteroglossia”?

32. What is a conceptual metaphor?