Jeffries, Dru

Student Researcher

Dru Jeffries is a doctoral student at Concordia University, Montreal. His dissertation will present a theory of intertextuality and remediation specific to the comic book film. His other research interests include: digital/new media theory, animal rights in literature and film, the superhero genre in film, 3-D cinema, critical animal studies, and comics studies. He is currently holding a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC). Dru also co-hosts a podcast about comic book films, 24 Panels Per Second, which can be found in iTunes. His most recent contribution is "Convergence Culture and the Caped Crusader: Batman and the Environment of New Media." CineAction 77 (2009): 42-49.

Paper presented: "Of Superheroes and Celluloid: Allegory, Truth, and Technology in the Dark Knight Trilogy".