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Allens Hill Free Library J741.509 HAU (Text)
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  • ISBN: 0737725451 (lib. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 174 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2005.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-167) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Comic books: reflections of a changing nation. -- The defining elements of comic books. Combining words and pictures to create legitimate art / David Carrier ; Conventions of the superhero narrative / Mila Bongco ; Letters pages foster community / Matthew Pustz. -- Comic books as a reflection of cultural values. Comic books during World War II: defending the American way of life / Ian Gordon ; Battling the Red menace in the postwar years / William W. Savage, Jr. ; The comics code: creators agree to self-censor / Amy Kiste Nyberg ; Underground comix and the 1960s counterculture / Patrick Rosenkrantz ; Wimmen's comix / Trina Robbins ; Evolving Black identity in superhero comics / Marc Singer. -- New forms for a contemporary audience. Serious comics and graphic novels: true art for adults / David Thompson ; Japanese manga invades America / Frederik L. Schodt ; What's wrong with comics today? / Gregory Cwiklik.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > History and criticism.


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