Any Other Universe: Conceptual and Stylistic Development of a Made-for-the-Web Comic by Reid Peterson (My Senior Paper)

The following senior project is about the conceptual and stylistic development of a web comic called Any Other Universe. Visuals heavily emphasize the development process of the comic, speculating on the direction of to-be-published installments. These works are intended to introduce the main characters, the central storyline, the setting, and basic premise of the web comic. This project works in tandem with a fellow senior project: the AOU Website, created by Darren Sorrels. Continue reading “Any Other Universe: Conceptual and Stylistic Development of a Made-for-the-Web Comic by Reid Peterson (My Senior Paper)”

His Dark Materials: A Critical Worldview Analysis

Ever present in modern times is the conflict of worldviews. Although most people are unaware that they have such an ideological framework, they are constantly confirmed or otherwise influenced by culture, media, and by others. Their outlook becomes an assimilation of the world around them. And more than just subtle integration, these artifacts can often carry discernibly forceful and critical attitudes toward other worldviews. One instance of such a heavy-handed worldview can be found in the book trilogy His Dark Materials, by British author Philip Pullman. Continue reading “His Dark Materials: A Critical Worldview Analysis”