MOOC2 – Mod 1: Addiction Group Discussion – Saturday, April 5th at 6pm

Social Issues Through Comic Books

Module 1: Addiction     March 10 – April 9th


Group discussion on Saturday, April 5th at 6pm


After completing this module, students should be able to:

  • Understand why addiction is a social issue;
  • Distinguish between tolerance and physical dependence;
  • Begin to identify how addiction is present and represented in comic books;
  • Identify some causes of addiction.


Assigned Reading

  • Buzzkill #1-4, TP out on 3.26  (Dark Horse)
  • Green Lantern #85 and #86, included in Green Lantern/Green Arrow TP Vol 2  (DC)
  • Batman: Venom TP  (DC)
  • Sex Criminals #1, 6th printing out on 3.26  (Image)



  • Donny Cates
  • Denny O’Neil
  • Bill Fitzgerald
  • Kyle Kittleson