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Reading Comics
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Douglas Wolk
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-07-31 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. In Reading Comics, critic Douglas Wolk shows us why this is and how it came to be. Wolk illuminates the most dazzling creators
Selbst- und Fremdbilder von Roma in Comic und Graphic Novel
Language: de
Pages: 277
Authors: Marina Ortrud M. Hertrampf, Kirsten von Hagen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Akademische Verlagsgemeinschaft München

Roma sind als größte ethnische Minderheit seit Jahrhunderten in Europa heimisch und sind doch bis heute massiven Vorurteilen und rassistischen Ressentiments ausgesetzt. Die longue durée der vorurteilsbehafteten Heterostereotype spiegelt sich nicht nur in Alltag und Politik, sondern auch in den unterschiedlichen Formen des graphischen Erzählens. Mehrheitsgesellschaftliche Comics und Graphic Novels
Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Language: en
Pages: 763
Authors: M. Keith Booker
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Arranged alphabetically, offers 340 signed entries focusing on English-language comics with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s.
Handbook of Comics and Graphic Narratives
Language: en
Pages: 644
Authors: Sebastian Domsch, Dan Hassler-Forest, Dirk Vanderbeke
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-05 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Whether one describes them as sequential art, graphic narratives or graphic novels, comics have become a vital part of contemporary culture. Their range of expression contains a tremendous variety of forms, genres and modes − from high to low, from serial entertainment for children to complex works of art. This
Enter the Superheroes
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Alex S. Romagnoli, Gian S. Pagnucci
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-20 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Ever since the first appearances of Superman and Batman in comic books of the late 1930s, superheroes have been a staple of the popular culture landscape. Though initially created for younger audiences, superhero characters have evolved over the years, becoming complex figures that appeal to more sophisticated readers. While superhero