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  • Understanding Genres in Comics

    Understanding Genres in Comics
    av Nicolas Labarre

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030435530

    This book offers a theoretical framework and numerous cases studies – from early comic books to contemporary graphic novels – to understand the uses of genres in comics. It begins with the assumption that genre is both frequently used an…

  • Understanding Genres in Comics

    Understanding Genres in Comics

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030435561

    This book offers a theoretical framework and numerous cases studies – from early comic books to contemporary graphic novels – to understand the uses of genres in comics. It begins with the assumption that genre is both frequently used an…

  • The Greatest Comic Book of All Time

    The Greatest Comic Book of All Time
    av Bart Beaty

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137561961

    Bart Beaty and Benjamin Woo work to historicize why it is that certain works or creators have come to define the notion of a "quality comic book," while other works and creators have been left at the fringes of critical analysis.

  • Comics Memory

    Comics Memory

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030062903

    Despite the boom in scholarship in both Comics Studies and Memory Studies, the two fields rarely interact—especially with issues beyond the representation of traumatic and autobiographical memories in comics. With a focus on the roles played b…

  • Cultures of Comics Work

    Cultures of Comics Work

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137554772

    This anthology explores tensions between the individualistic artistic ideals and the collective industrial realities of contemporary cultural production with eighteen all-new chapters presenting pioneering empirical research on the complexities and…

  • Frames and Framing in Documentary Comics

    Frames and Framing in Documentary Comics
    av Johannes C.P. Schmid

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030633028

    Frames and Framing in Documentary Comics explores how graphic narratives reframe global crises while also interrogating practices of fact-finding. An analog print phenomenon in an era shaped by digitalization, documentary comics formulates a distinc…

  • Visuality and Identity in Post-millennial Indian Graphic Narratives

    Visuality and Identity in Post-millennial Indian Graphic Narratives
    av E. Dawson Varughese

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319887869

    This book investigates the intersection of Indian society, the encoding of post-millennial modernity and ‘ways of seeing’ through the medium of Indian graphic narratives. If seeing in Indian cultures is a mode of knowing then what might…

  • The Graphic Lives of Fathers

    The Graphic Lives of Fathers
    av Mihaela Precup

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030362171

    This book explores the representation of fatherhood in contemporary North American autobiographical comics that depict paternal conduct from the post-war period up to the present. It offers equal space to autobiographical comics penned by daughters…

  • The Graphic Lives of Fathers

    The Graphic Lives of Fathers
    av Mihaela Precup

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030362201

    This book explores the representation of fatherhood in contemporary North American autobiographical comics that depict paternal conduct from the post-war period up to the present. It offers equal space to autobiographical comics penned by daughters…

  • Revision and the Superhero Genre

    Revision and the Superhero Genre
    av David Hyman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319878645

    This book argues that superhero revision offers new perspectives on the theory and practice of revision in broader contexts, in particular composition studies. Key developments in the history of superhero and composition revision reveal that both ar…

  • Mise en scène, Acting, and Space in Comics

    Mise en scène, Acting, and Space in Comics
    av Geraint D'Arcy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030511128

    This book explores some of the less frequently questioned ideas which underpin comics creation and criticism. “Mise en scène” is a term which refers to the way in which visual elements work together to create meaning in comics. It is a t…

  • Mise en scène, Acting, and Space in Comics

    Mise en scène, Acting, and Space in Comics

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030511159

    This book explores some of the less frequently questioned ideas which underpin comics creation and criticism. “Mise en scène” is a term which refers to the way in which visual elements work together to create meaning in comics. It is a t…

  • A Theory of Narrative Drawing

    A Theory of Narrative Drawing
    av Simon Grennan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137521651

    This book offers an original new conception of visual story telling, proposing that drawing, depictive drawing and narrative drawing are produced in an encompassing dialogic system of embodied social behavior. It refigures the existing descriptions…

  • Revision and the Superhero Genre

    Revision and the Superhero Genre
    av David Hyman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319647586

    This book argues that superhero revision offers new perspectives on the theory and practice of revision in broader contexts, in particular composition studies. Key developments in the history of superhero and composition revision reveal that both ar…

  • UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics

    UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics
    av Nicola Streeten

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030363024

    This book demonstrates that since the 1970s, British feminist cartoons and comics have played an important part in the Women’s Movement in Britain. A key component of this has been humour. This aspect of feminist history in Britain has not pre…

  • UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics

    UK Feminist Cartoons and Comics
    av Nicola Streeten

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030362997

    This book demonstrates that since the 1970s, British feminist cartoons and comics have played an important part in the Women’s Movement in Britain. A key component of this has been humour. This aspect of feminist history in Britain has not pre…

  • The Phantom Comics and the New Left

    The Phantom Comics and the New Left
    av Robert Aman

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030398026

    This book is about the Phantom in Sweden, or, more correctly, about Sweden in the Phantom. Robert Aman uncovers how a peripheral American superhero – created in 1936 by Lee Falk – that has been accused of both racism and sexism has becom…

  • The Phantom Comics and the New Left

    The Phantom Comics and the New Left
    av Robert Aman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030397999

    This book is about the Phantom in Sweden, or, more correctly, about Sweden in the Phantom. Robert Aman uncovers how a peripheral American superhero – created in 1936 by Lee Falk – that has been accused of both racism and sexism has becom…

  • Women?s Manga in Asia and Beyond

    Women?s Manga in Asia and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319972282

    Women’s Manga in Asia and Beyond offers a variety of perspectives on women’s manga and the nature, scope, and significance of the relationship between women and comics/manga, both globally as well as locally. Based on the activities sinc…

  • Lone Heroes and the Myth of the American West in Comic Books, 1945-1962

    Lone Heroes and the Myth of the American West in Comic Books, 1945-1962
    av David Huxley

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319930848

    This book examines the role of comics in the perpetuation of the myth of the American West. In particular, it looks at the ways in which lone central characters, and their acts of violence, are posited as heroic. In doing so, the book raises questio…

  • Kid Comic Strips

    Kid Comic Strips
    av Ian Gordon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349719808

    This book looks at the humor that artists and editors believed would have appeal in four different countries. Ian Gordon explains how similar humor played out in comic strips across different cultures and humor styles. By examining Skippy and Ginger…

  • Comics Memory

    Comics Memory

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319917450

    Despite the boom in scholarship in both Comics Studies and Memory Studies, the two fields rarely interact—especially with issues beyond the representation of traumatic and autobiographical memories in comics. With a focus on the roles played b…

  • The Representation of Genocide in Graphic Novels

    The Representation of Genocide in Graphic Novels
    av Laurike in 't Veld

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030036256

    This book mobilises the concept of kitsch to investigate the tensions around the representation of genocide in international graphic novels that focus on the Holocaust and the genocides in Armenia, Rwanda, and Bosnia. In response to the predominantl…

  • Alan Moore, Out from the Underground

    Alan Moore, Out from the Underground
    av Maggie Gray

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319882604

    This book explores Alan Moore’s career as a cartoonist, as shaped by his transdisciplinary practice as a poet, illustrator, musician and playwright as well as his involvement in the Northampton Arts Lab and the hippie counterculture in which i…

  • The Posthuman Body in Superhero Comics

    The Posthuman Body in Superhero Comics
    av Scott Jeffery

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137578228

    This book examines the concepts of Post/Humanism and Transhumanism as depicted in superhero comics. Recent decades have seen mainstream audiences embrace the comic book Superhuman. Meanwhile there has been increasing concern surrounding human enhanc…

  • Documenting Trauma in Comics

    Documenting Trauma in Comics

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030380007

    Why are so many contemporary comics and graphic narratives written as memoirs or documentaries of traumatic events? Is there a specific relationship between the comics form and the documentation and reportage of trauma? How do the interpretive deman…

  • Documenting Trauma in Comics

    Documenting Trauma in Comics

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030379971

    Why are so many contemporary comics and graphic narratives written as memoirs or documentaries of traumatic events? Is there a specific relationship between the comics form and the documentation and reportage of trauma? How do the interpretive deman…

  • The Comic Strip Art of Jack B. Yeats

    The Comic Strip Art of Jack B. Yeats

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030768928

    This monograph seeks to recover and assess the critically neglected comic strip work produced by the Irish painter Jack B. Yeats for various British publications, including Comic Cuts, The Funny Wonder, and Puck, between 1893 and 1917. It situates t…

  • Key Terms in Comics Studies

    Key Terms in Comics Studies

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030749736

    Key Terms in Comics Studies is a glossary of over 300 terms and critical concepts currently used in the Anglophone academic study of comics, including those from other languages that are currently adopted and used in English. Written by nearly 100 i…

  • Kid Comic Strips

    Kid Comic Strips
    av Ian Gordon

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137561978

    This book looks at the humor that artists and editors believed would have appeal in four different countries. Ian Gordon explains how similar humor played out in comic strips across different cultures and humor styles. By examining Skippy and Ginger…

  • Alan Moore, Out from the Underground

    Alan Moore, Out from the Underground
    av Maggie Gray

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319665078

    This book explores Alan Moore’s career as a cartoonist, as shaped by his transdisciplinary practice as a poet, illustrator, musician and playwright as well as his involvement in the Northampton Arts Lab and the hippie counterculture in which i…

  • Documentary Comics

    Documentary Comics
    av Nina Mickwitz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349558957

    Can comics be documentary, and can documentary take the form of, and thus be, comics? Examining comics as documentary, this book challenges the persistent assumption that ties documentary to recording technologies, and instead engages an understandi…

  • Documentary Comics

    Documentary Comics
    av Nina Mickwitz

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137501165

    Can comics be documentary, and can documentary take the form of, and thus be, comics? Examining comics as documentary, this book challenges the persistent assumption that ties documentary to recording technologies, and instead engages an understandi…

  • Comics as Communication

    Comics as Communication
    av Paul Fisher Davies

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030297213

    This book explores how comics function to make meanings in the manner of a language. It outlines a framework for describing the resources and practices of comics creation and readership, using an approach that is compatible with similar descriptions…

  • Comics as Communication

    Comics as Communication
    av Paul Fisher Davies

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030297244

    This book explores how comics function to make meanings in the manner of a language. It outlines a framework for describing the resources and practices of comics creation and readership, using an approach that is compatible with similar descriptions…

  • Visuality and Identity in Post-millennial Indian Graphic Narratives

    Visuality and Identity in Post-millennial Indian Graphic Narratives
    av E. Dawson Varughese

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319694894

    This book investigates the intersection of Indian society, the encoding of post-millennial modernity and ‘ways of seeing’ through the medium of Indian graphic narratives. If seeing in Indian cultures is a mode of knowing then what might…

  • Spanish Graphic Narratives

    Spanish Graphic Narratives

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030568191

    Spanish Graphic Narratives examines the most recent thematic and critical developments in Spanish sequential art, with essays focusing on comics published in Spain since 2007. Considering Spain’s rich literary history, contentious Civil War (1…