Texas Tech University

Rob Weiner

Research, Instruction & Outreach

Email: rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-5126

Room Number: 132C

ORCiD: 0000-0002-9321-968X

Rob Weiner-- University Libraries


Robert G. “Rob” Weiner is Popular Culture Librarian and liaison to the College of Visual and
Performing Arts. He also teaches for the Honors College. His research interests include sequential
art, popular music, and the history of film. He had authored/edited/co-edited over 15 books
including Graphic Novels and Comics in Libraries, The Supervillain Reader (with Robert Moses
Peaslee), Marvel Graphic Novels, In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000 (with
Shelley Barba) Python Beyond Python: Critical Engagements with Culture (with Paul Reinsch and Lynn
Whitfield), Perspectives on the Grateful Dead, Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom (with
Carry Syma), Marvel Comics into Film (with Matt McEniry and Robert Moses Peaslee) and the Joker:
A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime (with Robert Moses Peaslee). Rob has also published
articles and book chapters in The International Journal of Comic Art, ImageText, Journal of Pan
African Studies, Texas Library Journal, Secret Origins of Comic Studies, The Routledge Companion to
Comics, The Vietnam War in Popular Culture, What's Eating You: Food and Horror on the Screen, and
Global Glam and Popular Music, Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation.
Most recently he published several pieces in The American Superhero.