Comics, comix & graphic novels

Comics, comix & graphic novels Author : Roger Sabin
Publisher : Phaidon
Pub Date : 2001-04-24
Page : 240
Language : en
Rating : 4

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Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels is the first fully documented study to explore the graphic qualities of the comic book, and the development of the genre into a sophisticated and culturally revealing popular art form. The book traces the history of the comic from early cartoon-like woodcuts through to the graphic strips of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Organized thematically it explores the various genres of the comic book, including humour, adventure, girls’ comics, underground and alternative. The careers of the creators of the best-known characters — from Superman and Tintin to Tank Girl — are revealed, as are the stories behind the much-loved comics such as The Beano and The Incredible Hulk.


Comics Comix Graphic Novels


Author by : Roger Sabin
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2001-04-24
Publisher by : Phaidon Press


Description : For many years, those interested in the history of the art of comics--from scholars to fans--had very few options. The available books were either filled with glaring errors or far too limited in thei...

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Comic Books As History


Author by : Joseph Witek
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1989
Publisher by : Univ. Press of Mississippi


Description : Describes changing public attitudes towards comic books...

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Reading Comics


Author by : Mila Bongco
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2014-04-04
Publisher by : Routledge


Description : First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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The Art Of The Comic Book


Author by : Robert C. Harvey
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 1996-01-01
Publisher by : Univ. Press of Mississippi


Description : Traces the history of comic books, discusses the economics of the field and the changing relationship between the words and the pictures, and profiles leading artists...

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From Krakow To Krypton


Author by : Arie Kaplan
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2010
Publisher by : Jewish Publication Society


Description : Jews created the first comic book, the first graphic novel, the first comic book convention, the first comic book specialty store, and they helped create the underground comics (or "Comix") movement o...

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Comic Book Century


Author by : Stephen Krensky
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2008
Publisher by : Twenty-First Century Books


Description : Uses newspaper articles, historical overviews, and personal interviews to explain the history of American comic books and graphic novels....

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Erotic Comics 2


Author by : Tim Pilcher
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2009-03-01
Publisher by : Harry N. Abrams


Description : For over four decades, erotic comics have flourished around the world.Erotic Comics 2examines how this budding art form exploded from the California comix scene to become an international publishing p...

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Comix


Author by : Dez Skinn
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2004
Publisher by : Running PressBook Pub


Description : While mainstream comics have graced newsstands since the 1930s, there has long been an underground comics scene brewing deep beneath the surface. Underground comic books (which took the name “comix,...

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Alternative Comics


Author by : Charles Hatfield
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2005
Publisher by : Univ. Press of Mississippi


Description : In the 1980s, a sea change occurred in comics. Fueled by Art Spiegel- man and Franoise Mouly's avant-garde anthology Raw and the launch of the Love Rockets series by Gilbert, Jaime, and Mario Hernande...

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The Law For Comic Book Creators


Author by : Joe Sergi
Languange Used : en
Release Date : 2015-02-18
Publisher by : McFarland


Description : "This book examines the legal history of comics. It presents the legal background and looks at stories behind the cases. Every lawsuit has a story and every case has lessons to be learned. The reader ...

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