Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Researching the Library of Congress' Santa Claus comics

Let's Talk Comics: Folklore, Comics, and Santa Claus

Dr. Daniel Peretti, Assistant Professor of Folklore at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, is the author of "Superman in Myth and Folklore" (University Press of Mississippi, 2017), as well as other essays on folklore, myth, and popular culture. His current research focuses on Santa Claus, ritual, and the traditions of Christmas. Here Dr. Peretti answers our questions about his career and his use of the Library of Congress' comic book collection.

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