New PDF release: A Comics Studies Reader

By Jeet Heer, Kent Worcester

ISBN-10: 1617035505

ISBN-13: 9781617035500

A Comics stories Reader bargains the easiest of the hot comics scholarship in approximately thirty essays on a wide selection of such comics kinds as gag cartoons, editorial cartoons, comedian strips, comedian books, manga, and image novels.

The anthology covers the pioneering paintings of Rodolphe Töpffer, the Disney comics of Carl Barks, and the photograph novels of paintings Spiegelman and Chris Ware, in addition to Peanuts, romance comics, and superheroes. It explores the stylistic achievements of manga, the overseas anti-comics crusade, and tool and sophistication in Mexican comedian books and English illustrated stories.

A Comics reports Reader introduces readers to the foremost debates and issues of reference that proceed to form the sphere. it is going to curiosity someone who desires to delve deeper into the realm of comics and is perfect for lecture room use.

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