What do Pan Gu, who separates the sky from the earth, Nu Wa, who patches up the sky and Kua Fu, who chases the Sun, have in common?
All are forgotten heroes from ancient Chinese mythology. Or so it would seem. Their stories have been told for generations in the past thousands of years.
But today their influence is weakening as Chinese children turn instead to the likes of Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings for their fantasy fix.
Comic Semiotics is the first official research done on comics from the semiotics viewpoint in Korea. There have been many studies since the publishing of Communication in France, yet it is the first academic approach taken on the discipline of comics in Korea.