Understanding Comics

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  • Author : Scott McCloud
  • Publisher : Paw Prints
  • Pages : 215 pages
  • ISBN : 9781435242845
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Comics Culture

Comics   Culture
  • Author : Anne Magnussen,Hans-Christian Christiansen
  • Publisher : Museum Tusculanum Press
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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Comics have become important elements in the culture of the 20th century, not only has the genre been recognized as a medium and an art form in its own right; it has also inspired other means of communication from text books to interactive media. In 13 articles, Comics and Culture offers an introduction to the field of comics research written by scholars from Europe and the USA. The articles span a great variety of approaches including general discussions of the aesthetics

With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy

With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy
  • Author : Susan E. Kirtley,Antero Garcia,Peter E. Carlson
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 28 February 2020
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Contributions by Bart Beaty, Jenny Blenk, Ben Bolling, Peter E. Carlson, Johnathan Flowers, Antero Garcia, Dale Jacobs, Ebony Flowers Kalir, James Kelley, Susan E. Kirtley, Frederik Byrn Køhlert, John A. Lent, Leah Misemer, Johnny Parker II, Nick Sousanis, Aimee Valentine, and Benjamin J. Villarreal More and more educators are using comics in the classroom. As such, this edited volume sets out the stakes, definitions, and exemplars of recent comics pedagogy, from K-12 contexts to higher education instruction to ongoing

The Comics of Chris Ware

The Comics of Chris Ware
  • Author : David M. Ball,Martha B. Kuhlman
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars about the comics of Chicago-based cartoonist Chris Ware (b. 1967). Both inside and outside academic circles, Ware's work is rapidly being distinguished as essential to the developing canon of the graphic novel. Winner of the 2001 Guardian First Book Prize for the genre-defining Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, Ware has received numerous accolades from both the literary and comics establishment. This

American Comic Book Chronicles The 1990s

American Comic Book Chronicles  The 1990s
  • Author : Keith Dallas,Jason Sacks
  • Publisher : TwoMorrows Publishing
  • Release : 05 December 2018
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The 1990s was the decade when Marvel Comics sold 8.1 million copies of an issue of the X-Men, saw its superstar creators form their own company, cloned Spider-Man, and went bankrupt. The 1990s was when Superman died, Batman had his back broken, and the runaway success of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman led to DC Comics’ Vertigo line of adult comic books. It was the decade of gimmicky covers, skimpy costumes, and mega-crossovers. But most of all, the 1990s was the decade

More Critical Approaches to Comics

More Critical Approaches to Comics
  • Author : Matthew J. Smith,Matthew Brown,Randy Duncan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 September 2019
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In this comprehensive textbook, editors Matthew J. Brown, Randy Duncan, and Matthew J. Smith offer students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which students can then apply to interrogate and critique the meanings and forms of comic books, graphic novels, and other sequential art. Contributors introduce a wide range of

The Rise of the American Comics Artist

The Rise of the American Comics Artist
  • Author : Paul Williams,James Lyons
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release : 11 November 2010
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Contributions by David M. Ball, Ian Gordon, Andrew Loman, Andrea A. Lunsford, James Lyons, Ana Merino, Graham J. Murphy, Chris Murray, Adam Rosenblatt, Julia Round, Joe Sutliff Sanders, Stephen Weiner, and Paul Williams Starting in the mid-1980s, a talented set of comics artists changed the American comic book industry forever by introducing adult sensibilities and aesthetic considerations into popular genres such as superhero comics and the newspaper strip. Frank Miller's Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986) and Alan Moore and

Icons of the American Comic Book

Icons of the American Comic Book
  • Author : Randy Duncan,Matthew J. Smith
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic books—and the creators of these icons of our culture—reflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character. * Includes contributions from 70 expert contributors and leading scholars in the field, with some of the entries written with the aid of popular comic book creators themselves * Provides sidebars within each entry that extend readers'

The Art of Comics

The Art of Comics
  • Author : Aaron Meskin,Roy T. Cook
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 February 2012
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The Art of Comics is the first-ever collection of essays published in English devoted to the philosophical topics raised by comics and graphic novels. In an area of growing philosophical interest, this volume constitutes a great leap forward in the development of this fast expanding field, and makes a powerful contribution to the philosophy of art. The first-ever anthology to address the philosophical issues raised by the art of comics Provides an extensive and thorough introduction to the field, and

Comics Above Ground

Comics Above Ground
  • Author : Durwin S. Talon
  • Publisher : TwoMorrows Publishing
  • Release : 25 July 2021
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Comics have had a tremendous effect on popular culture and are now being felt in other storytelling mediums. Assembled in Comics Above Ground are top comics professionals talking about their inspirations and training from the comics profession and its effects in -Mainstream Media, - including: Conceptual Illustration, Video Game Development, Children's Books, Novels, Design, Illustration, Video Game Animation, Motion Pictures and other media. Bruce Timm, Bernie Wrightson, Adam Hughes, Louise Simonson, Dave Dorman, Greg Rucka and other creators share their

The Graphic Novel Classroom

The Graphic Novel Classroom
  • Author : Maureen Bakis
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 05 August 2014
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Every teacher knows that keeping adolescents interested in learning can be challenging—The Graphic Novel Classroom overcomes that challenge. In these pages, you will learn how to create your own graphic novel in order to inspire students and make them love reading. Create your own superhero to teach reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem solving! Secondary language arts teacher Maureen Bakis discovered this powerful pedagogy in her own search to engage her students. Amazingly successful results encouraged Bakis to provide

Teaching Comics and Graphic Narratives

Teaching Comics and Graphic Narratives
  • Author : Lan Dong
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 10 January 2014
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The essays in this collection discuss how comics and graphic narratives can be useful primary texts and learning tools in college and university classes across different disciplines. There are six sections: American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Genre Studies, and Composition, Rhetoric and Communication. With a combination of practical and theoretical investigations, the book brings together discussions among teacher-scholars to advance the scholarship on teaching comics and graphic narratives—and provides scholars with useful references,

Comics through Time A History of Icons Idols and Ideas 4 volumes

Comics through Time  A History of Icons  Idols  and Ideas  4 volumes
  • Author : M. Keith Booker
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 28 October 2014
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Focusing especially on American comic books and graphic novels from the 1930s to the present, this massive four-volume work provides a colorful yet authoritative source on the entire history of the comics medium. • Provides historical context within individual entries that allows readers to grasp the significance of that entry as it relates to the broader history and evolution of comics • Includes coverage of international material to frame the subsets of American and British comics within a global context • Presents information