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Graphic Novels and Comics in Libraries and Archives: Essays on Readers, Research, History and Cataloging
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786443024, isbn: 0786443022,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 206 reviews
To say that graphic novels, comics, and other forms of sequential art have become a major part of popular culture and academia would be a vast understatement. Now an established component of library and archive collections across the globe, graphic novels are proving to be one of the last kinds of print publications actually gaining in popularity. Full of practical advice and innovative ideas for librarians, educators, and archivists, this book provides a wide-reaching look at how graphic

Unpopular Culture: Transforming the European Comic Book in the 1990s (Studies in Book and Print Culture)
By Brand: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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mpn: 30 black & white illustrations, ean: 9780802094124, isbn: 0802094120,

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In the last fifteen years or so, a wide community of artists working in a variety of western European nations have overturned the dominant traditions of comic book publishing as it has existed since the end of the Second World War. These artists reject both the traditional form and content of comic books (hardcover, full-colour 'albums' of humour or adventure stories, generally geared towards children), seeking instead to instil the medium with experimental and avant-garde tendencies commonly

Babes, Beasts, and Brawn: Sculpture of the Fantastic
By Dark Horse
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mpn: 9781593070137, ean: 9781593070137, isbn: 1593070136,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
Babes, Beasts, and Brawn: Sculpture of the Fantastic is a definitive look into the creation of these powerhouse playthings, with hundreds of stunning color photographs and fascinating insights into Kiwus' creative process. Beyond the building of plastic toys, Kiwus has created some of the most stunning and in-demand limited-edition cast sculptures of comics and fantasy figures of all stripes, including three-dimensional representations of the paintings of Frank Frazetta and miniature renditions

Soul of the Dark Knight: Batman as Mythic Figure in Comics and Film
By McFarland
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780786471287, isbn: 078647128X,

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This is a book about the comics genre and language, how these were used to create Batman, and how that character's longevity is largely due to the medium's unique formal qualities. It argues that Batman's core appeal is his mythic nature which allows him to transcend changes in reader tastes, the vicissitudes of the comics industry, and the changing media landscape. While including some historical elements, it is mostly a study of how the formal aspects of comics are able to evoke uniquely

The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World (Critical Approaches to Comics Artists Series)
By University Press of Mississippi
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ean: 9781496814708, isbn: 1496814703,

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Named a Notable Scholarly Publication of 2015 by the Comics Studies SocietyContributions by Georgiana Banita, Lan Dong, Ann D'Orazio, Kevin C. Dunn, Alexander Dunst, Jared Gardner, Edward C. Holland, Isabel Macdonald, Brigid Maher, Ben Owen, Rebecca Scherr, Maureen Shay, Marc Singer, Richard Todd Stafford, and Øyvind VågnesThe Comics of Joe Sacco addresses the range of his award-winning work, from his early comics stories as well as his groundbreaking journalism Palestine (1993) and Safe Area

Yale French Studies, Number 131/132: Bande Dessinée: Thinking Outside the Boxes (Yale French Studies Series)
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ean: 9780300225983, isbn: 0300225989,

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The latest installment of Yale French Studies explores the history and development of bande dessinée, Franco-Belgian comics This special issue of Yale French Studies on bande dessinée is a multifaceted reflection on its newfound academic status. It goes beyond the question, settled long ago, of its artistic legitimacy but aims to think ''outside the boxes,'' or cases, themselves in order to explore the mutually enriching relationship between BD and the wider francophone cultural and

History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels
By Brand: University Press of Mississippi
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ean: 9781604730043, isbn: 1604730048,

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With Essays by Baru, Bart Beaty, Cécile Vernier Danehy, Hugo Frey, Pascal Lefèvre, Fabrice Leroy, Amanda Macdonald, Mark McKinney, Ann Miller, and Clare Tufts In Belgium, France, Switzerland, and other French-speaking countries, many well-known comics artists have focused their attention on historical and political events. In works ranging from comic books and graphic novels to newspaper strips, cartoonists have addressed such controversial topics as French and Belgian collaboration and

Visual Storytellling: An Illustrated Reader
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199380046, isbn: 019938004X,

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Visual Storytelling features a comprehensive survey of contemporary graphic narratives that encourages reflection, discussion, and various response projects in the writing or literature classroom. With its thematic organization, Visual Storytelling uses graphic narrative to identify intersections not just between visual and verbal language, but also between the overarching themes of identity, history, politics, and the arts..

Teaching the Graphic Novel (Options for Teaching)
By Brand: Modern Language Association of America
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ean: 9781603290616, isbn: 1603290613,

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Graphic novels are now appearing in a great variety of courses: composition, literature, drama, popular culture, travel, art, translation. The thirty-four essays in this volume explore issues that the new art form has posed for teachers at the university level. Among the subjects addressed areterminology (graphic narrative vs. sequential art, comics vs. comix)the three outstanding comics-producing cultures today: the American, the Japanese (manga), and the Franco-Belgian (the bande

CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges, and Best Practices
By Dark Horse
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ean: 9781616552787, isbn: 1616552786,

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Dark Horse is proud to mark its 25th Anniversary of manga publishing with a new project from the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. CBLDF Presents Manga: Introduction, Challenges, and Best Practices is a handbook designed to provide libraries, booksellers, and fans with a concise and informed overview of manga - its history, genres, and challenges. What sets this book apart among manga guides is its expert panel of contributors - not only scholars of the medium, but veterans of the manga industry

Reading Comics: Language, Culture, and the Concept of the Superhero in Comic Books
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138864573, isbn: 1138864579,

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company..

Comics and Language: Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form
By Brand: University Press of Mississippi
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ean: 9781617038044, isbn: 1617038040,

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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 ''grammar'' and formal characteristics of comics, and offers a more nuanced, theoretical framework that she argues will better serve the field by offering a consistent means for communicating

Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know
By Harper Design
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780060824259, isbn: 0060824255,

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Graphic novels, long stories told in comics format, have enjoyed the fastest-growing sales of any category of book in the U.S. over the last four years. This modern renaissance of comics has produced a library of substantial works, whose subjects are not confined to superheroes or fantasy but are as varied and sophisticated as the best films and literature.Graphic Novels presents an accessible, entertaining, and highly illustrated guide to the diversity of contemporary comics in book form.

The Algerian War in French-Language Comics: Postcolonial Memory, History, and Subjectivity (After the Empire: The Francophone World and Postcolonial France)
By Lexington Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781498516068, isbn: 1498516068,

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The decolonization of Algeria represents a turning point in world history, marking the end of France’s colonial empire, the birth of the Algerian republic, and the appearance of the Third World and pan-Arabism. Algeria emerged from colonial domination to negotiate the release of American hostages in Iran during the Carter administration. Radical Islam would later rise from the ashes of Algeria’s failed democracy, leading to a civil war and the training of Algerian terrorists in Afghanistan.

Mangatopia: Essays on Manga and Anime in the Modern World
By Libraries Unlimited
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ean: 9781591589082, isbn: 1591589088,

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Fascinating insights on what Japanese manga and anime mean to artists, audiences, and fans in the United States and elsewhere, covering topics that range from fantasy to sex to politics.• Contributions from knowledgeable commentators about manga and anime from the United States, Canada, and Europe• Photographs and illustrations • Reference lists within the individual chapters and the introduction • Two glossaries define terms specific to Japanese manga genres.

Another World: Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Print Culture
By Yale University Press
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mpn: 9780300219067, ean: 9780300219067, isbn: 0300219067,

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The remarkable story of the stylistic, cultural, and technical innovations that drove the surge of comics, caricature, and other print media in 19th-century Europe Taking its title from the 1844 visionary graphic novel by J. J. Grandville, this groundbreaking book explores the invention of print media—including comics, caricature, the illustrated press, illustrated books, and popular prints—tracing their development as well as the aesthetic, political, technological, and cultural issues

Literatur-Comics: Adaptationen Und Transformationen Der Weltliteratur (Linguae & Litterae) (German Edition) (Linguae & Litterae / Publications of the ... Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies 10)
By De Gruyter
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ean: 9783110265286, isbn: 3110265281,

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Comics und Graphic Novels stehen in einer doppelten asthetischen Tradition: Verfasser von Metacomics (Eisner, McCloud) betonen sowohl die Fundierung in der Geschichte der bildenden Kunst als auch die Beziehung zu Formen erzahlerischer Darstellung. Viele Klassiker der Weltliteratur wie Goethes Faust, Melvilles Moby Dick und die Erzahlungen Kafkas haben eine ganze Reihe von Umsetzungen in den Comic erfahren, und heute existiert ein eigener Kanon des Literaturcomics. Dieseengen Beziehungen des

Girls and Their Comics: Finding a Female Voice in Comic Book Narrative
By Brand: Scarecrow Press
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mpn: 51 black & white halftones, ean: 9780810883758, isbn: 0810883759,

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In America, comics and comic books have often been associated with adolescent male fantasy—muscle-bound superheroes and scantily clad women. Nonetheless, comics have also been read and enjoyed by girls. While there have been many strong representations of women throughout their history, the comics of today have evolved and matured, becoming a potent medium in which to explore the female experience, particularly that of girlhood and adolescence.In Girls and Their Comics: Finding a Female Voice

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