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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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"(W) Chris Murray

It is often thought that Britain did not have its own superheroes, yet there were a great many in Britain. Sometimes they emulated the style of American comics, but they also frequently became sites of resistance to perceived American political and cultural hegemony, drawing upon... [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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In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. This trend, now in its second decade, has blossomed into Hollywood's leading genre. From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film ... [more]
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In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of comic book film adaptations. This trend, now in its second decade, has blossomed into Hollywood's leading genre. From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film Adaptation offers the fi... [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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"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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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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Ed Brubaker has emerged as one of the most popular, significant figures in comics since the 1990s. Most famous as the man who killed Captain America in 2007, Brubaker's work on company-owned properties such as Batman and Captain America and creator-owned series like Criminal and Fatale live up to th... [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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Discussions with the comics artist known for the groundbreaking sci-fi satire American Flagg! Beginning with early interviews in fanzines and concluding with a new interview conducted in 2010 with the volume's editor, this book collects widely ranging discussions from Chaykin's earliest days as an ... [more]
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Many fans and insiders alike have never heard of Bill Hume, Bailin' Wire Bill, Abe Martin, AWOL Wally, the Texas History Movies, or the Weatherbird at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. And many insiders do not know why we call comic books 'comics' even though lots of them are not at all funny. Rob... [more]
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East Asian critiques and discussions of a powerful Japanese export and art form. Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives gathers and makes available for the first time viewpoints from media practitioners, designers, educators, and scholars working in the East Asian Pacific.... [more]
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This first study in any language to trace the evolution of Russian comics from Soviet bÍte noire to post-Perestroika art form focuses on a whole range of creators and creations, iconographers and present-day artists - from those who led the fight underground to those carrying the torch in the open t... [more]
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Best known for her long-running comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek, illustrated fiction (Cruddy, The Good Times Are Killing Me), and graphic novels (One! Hundred! Demons!), the art of Lynda Barry (b. 1956) has branched out to incorporate plays, paintings, radio commentary, and lectures. With a combinat... [more]
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Best known for her long-running comic strip Ernie Pook's Comeek, illustrated fiction (Cruddy, The Good Times Are Killing Me), and graphic novels (One! Hundred! Demons!), the art of Lynda Barry (b. 1956) has branched out to incorporate plays, paintings, radio commentary, and lectures. With a combinat... [more]
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Interviews with the creator behind Madman, Red Rocket 7, The G-Men from Hell, iZombie, The Atomics, and other inventive, evocative superhero lines that mingle postmodernism with nostalgia, and an art style eminiscent of the great 1960s superheroes. ... [more]
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In The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay, Thierry Smolderen presents a cultural landscape whose narrative differs in many ways from those presented by other historians of the comic strip. Rather than beginning his inquiry with the popularly accepted 'sequential art' definition ... [more]
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Over the past forty years, American film has entered into a formal interaction with the comic book. Comic book adaptations as Sin City, 300, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World have adopted components of their source materials' visual style. The screen has been fractured into panels, the p... [more]
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For fans of Peter Bagge and his bracing satirical writing and drawing, this collection offers a perfect means to track how he describes his career choices, work habits, preoccupations, and comedic sensibility since the 1980s. Featuring a new interview and much previously unavailable material, this b... [more]
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Contributor of covers to Time, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Harper's, and Mother Jones, longtime contributor to Mad Magazine as the writer and artist of Spy vs. Spy, and co-creator of World War 3 Illustrated, Peter Kuper reveals his art and practice in ten interviews and a new, career-spanning conversa... [more]
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Syndicated cartoonist and illustrator Tim Jackson offers an unprecedented look at the rich yet largely untold story of African American cartoon artists. This book provides a historical record of the men and women who created seventy-plus comic strips, many editorial cartoons, and illustrations for a... [more]
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(W) Michael A Chaney

Literary scholar Michael A. Chaney examines graphic novels to illustrate that in form and function they inform readers on how they ought to be read. Chaney analyzes the embedded lessons in comics and graphic novels through the form's central tropes: the iconic child storytelle... [more]

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