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Students in my anthropology and cinema studies course, “Mythology and the Movies,” studied fan culture this semester and compared the stories we find in popular media (movies, magazines, comic books, music, etc) to ancient myths. One of their assignments was to create an original myth in comic book form, limited to 4 pages, and focused on the mythical worlds of either Harry Potter (book/movie 5) or Twilight (the first book/movie).

Posted here is one of the most delightful ones, called “How Stubby Got His Groove Back.” It takes a tiny mention in the 5th Harry Potter  book (that Sirius Black was really musician Stubby Boardman) and expands it into an entire mythical tale. The comic is created in Comic Life software.