John Weaver

Dr. John C. Weaver teaches in the English Department at Williamsport Area High School, and he brought comics into his classroom seventeen years ago. He has used titles such as Watchmen by Alan Moore and My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf in his AP Lit courses.  Weaver has written a number of articles on graphic novel pedagogy for Graphic Novel Reporter and Diamond Bookshelf and given presentations on the subject at Wildcat Comic-Con, Baltimore Comic-Con, and New York Comic-Con.  He received his Ph.D in English from Purdue University in 1983