Marvel Comics Intern Featured in Web Exclusive

Posted on 12/15/2009 1:54:20 PM

Melissa Rogers, in comic formWhen Melissa Rogers took an internship with Marvel Comics last summer, she was hoping to gain insight into the making of popular titles such as Spider-Man, the Hulk, and X-Men. But, she was also advancing her research.

A senior in the Robert E. Cook Honors College, Rogers is exploring autobiographical comic books by women and how they challenge the portrayal of women in mainstream comics and traditional literature.

Read more about her internship and her research in this month’s IUP Magazine Web Exclusive: “Serious about Comics.”

A new feature exclusive to the IUP Magazine website is posted at the middle of each month. Other recent features have included the following: