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Conversations includes ten interviews with the legendary comics creator, beginning with Moore's first published conversation, conducted by V for Vendetta co-creator David Lloyd in 1981. The remainder cover nearly all of his major work, including Watchmen, Swamp Thing, Marvelman, From Hell, Lost Girl... [more]
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This work examines the comic strip throughout its history for the elements that make cartoons one of the most appealing of the popular arts. The comic strip was created by rival newspapers as a device in their circulation battles. It quickly established itself as not only an effective device, but al... [more]
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ART SPIEGELMAN: CONVERSATIONS reveals an artist who had long been working to establish comics as a serious art form. With his wife Francoise Mouly, he founded and edited RAW magazine--the most influential showcase for avant-garde comics in America--which published early work by such now well-establi... [more]
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Grand in its scope, Asian Comics dispels the myth that, outside of Japan, the continent is nearly devoid of comic strips and comic books. Relying on his fifty years of Asian mass communication and comic art research, John A. Lent shows that nearly every country had a golden age of cartooning ... [more]
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In Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures, Elisabeth El Refaie offers a long overdue assessment of the key conventions, formal properties, and narrative patterns of this fascinating genre. She discusses the techniques, achievements, and power of such famed comics artists as Lynda B... [more]
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"While best known as the creator of Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000) was also a thoughtful and precise prose writer who knew how to explain his craft in clear and engaging ways. My Life with Charlie Brown brings together his major prose writings, many published here for the first time. Schulz'... [more]
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Through his comic strip Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000) has left his signatures on American culture - Lucy's fake hold for the kickoff, Linus's security blanket, Charlie Brown's baseball team that never wins a game, and his everyman cry of "Good Grief!" When Schulz died Febr... [more]
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Career-spanning, Chester Brown: Conversations gathers hard-to-find interviews with the creator of Yummy Fur, The Playboy, I Never Liked You, Louis Riel, and his best-selling Paying for It. The volue includes several pieces from now defunct periodicals and fanzines as well as 40 line drawings by the ... [more]
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The early 1980s saw a revolution in mainstream comics - in subject matter, artistic integrity, and creators' rights - as new methods of publishing and distribution broadened the possibilities. Among those artists utilizing these new methods, Chester Brown quickly developed a cult following due to th... [more]
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Chuck Jones: Conversations brings to life the legendary Warner Bros. artist who helped shape the history of American animation, defining our impressions of such characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, and Pepe le Pew. These interviews span more than thirty years, be... [more]
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What are super-devoted fans of comic books really like? What draws them together and energizes their zeal? What do the denizens of this pop-culture world have in common? This book provides good answers as it scrutinizes the fans whose profiles can be traced at their conventions, in pages of fanzines... [more]
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This well focused and perceptive analysis of a phenomenon in our popular culture - the new respectability of the comic book form - argues that the comics medium has a productive tradition of telling true stories with grace and economy. It details vividly the outburst of underground comics in the lat... [more]
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It has become an axiom in comic studies that 'comics is a language, not a genre.' But what exactly does that mean, and how is discourse on the form both aided and hindered by thinking of it in linguistic terms? In Comics and Language, Hannah Miodrag challenges many of the key assumptions about the '... [more]
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In Thierry Groensteen's The System of Comics, the comics theorist set out to investigate how the medium functions, introducing the principle of iconic solidarity, and showing the systems that underlie the articulation between panels at three levels: page layout, linear sequence, and nonsequential li... [more]
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Comics and cartoons are ingrained in American life.

One critic has called comic books "crude, unimaginative, banal, vulgar, ultimately corrupting." They have been regarded with considerable suspicion by parents, educators, psychiatrists, and moral reformers. They have been investigated by ... [more]

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This trailblazing survey of an art form preferred by the masses was the pioneer study of the subject. It shows the evolution and sub-genres of the comics from The Yellow Kid in 1895 through the first decade of the modern comic book in the 1940's. First published in 1947 and long out of print, this i... [more]
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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 dev... [more]
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Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss were a husband-and-wife team that created such popular children's books as The Carrot Seed and How to Make an Earthquake. Separately, Johnson created the enduring children's classic Harold and the Purple Crayon and the groundbreaking comic strip Barnaby. This critica... [more]
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Interviews with Dave Sim, the creator of Cerebus, one of the earliest and most important independent comics. Many of these interviews have been out of print for years, and include career-spanning exploration of Sim's work.... [more]
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In 1977, Dave Sim began to self-publish Cerebus, one of the earliest and most significant independent comics, which ran for 300 issues and ended, as Sim had planned from early on, in 2004. What few interviews Sim gave often pushed the limits of what an interview might be in much the same way ... [more]
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Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art is a collection of essays about autobiography, semi-autobiography, fictionalized autobiography, memory, and self-narration in sequential art, or comics. Contributors come from a range of academic backgrounds including English, American studies,... [more]
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Sixty years before the comics entered the American newspaper press, Rodolphe Topffer of Geneva (1799-1846), schoolmaster, university professor, polemical journalist, art critic, landscape draftsman, and writer of fiction, travel tales, and social criticism, invented a new art form: the comic strip, ... [more]
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In Film and Comic Books contributors analyze the problems of adapting one medium to another; the translation of comics aesthetics into film; audience expectations, reception, and reaction to comic book-based films; and the adaptation of films into comics.

A wide range of comic/film adaptati... [more]

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One of the most eclectic and distinctive writers currently working in comics, Grant Morrison (b. 1960) brings the auteurist sensibility of alternative comics and graphic novels to the popular genres-superhero, science fiction, and fantasy-that dominate the American and British comics industries. His... [more]
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Jack Kirby is one of the most influential and popular artists in comics history. With Stan Lee, he created the Fantastic Four and defined the drawing and narrative style of Marvel Comics from the 1960s to the present day. Kirby's distinctive narrative drawing, use of bold abstraction, and creation o... [more]
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