Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels 2 Volumes

Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313357471
Size: 20.80 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels 2 Volumes from the Author: M. Keith Booker. The most comprehensive reference ever compiled about the rich and enduring genre of comic books and graphic novels, from their emergence in the 1930s to their late-century breakout into the mainstream. • Includes over 330 entries on comic books and their creators • Presents the work of 80 contributors—accomplished academics and librarians who are also fans of comic books and graphic novels • Offers selected bibliographic listings with the entries • Provides a comprehensive index of artists, writers, works, characters, genres, and themes

Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels

Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313357463
Size: 79.54 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels from the Author: M. Keith Booker. Arranged alphabetically, offers 340 signed entries focusing on English-language comics with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s.

Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels

Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN: 9780313357473
Size: 41.87 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels from the Author: M. Keith Booker. At a time when graphic novels have expanded beyond their fan cults to become mainstream bestsellers and sources for Hollywood entertainment, Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels serves as an exhaustive exploration of the genre's history, its landmark creators and creations, and its profound influence on American life and culture. Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels focuses on English-language comics—plus a small selection of influential Japanese and European works available in English—with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s. Entries cover influential comic artists and writers such as Will Eisner, Alan Moore, and Grant Morrison, major genres and themes, and specific characters, comic book imprints, and landmark titles, including the pulp noir 100 Bullets, the post-apocalyptic Y: The Last Man, the revisionist superhero drama, Identity Crisis, and more. Key franchises such as Superman and Batman are the center of a constellation of related entries that include graphic novels and other imprints featuring the same characters or material.

Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels 2 Volumes

Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: Greenwood
ISBN: 9780313357473
Size: 10.41 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels 2 Volumes from the Author: M. Keith Booker. The most comprehensive reference ever compiled about the rich and enduring genre of comic books and graphic novels, from their emergence in the 1930s to their late-century breakout into the mainstream. • Includes over 330 entries on comic books and their creators • Presents the work of 80 contributors—accomplished academics and librarians who are also fans of comic books and graphic novels • Offers selected bibliographic listings with the entries • Provides a comprehensive index of artists, writers, works, characters, genres, and themes

Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels

Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313357466
Size: 35.37 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels from the Author: M. Keith Booker. Arranged alphabetically, offers 340 signed entries focusing on English-language comics with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s.

The Original Encyclopedia Of Comic Book Heroes

Author: Michael L. Fleisher
Publisher: Dc Comics
ISBN: 9781401213657
Size: 23.19 MB
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The Original Encyclopedia Of Comic Book Heroes from the Author: Michael L. Fleisher. Detailed entries, complemented by illustrations selected from comic books and incorporating original dialogue and textual narrative, furnish an exhaustive reference on the histories, adversaries, and adventures of Wonder Woman.

The World Encyclopedia Of Comics

Author: Maurice Horn
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications
ISBN: 9780791048573
Size: 54.21 MB
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The World Encyclopedia Of Comics from the Author: Maurice Horn. -- Covers artists' lives and careers, their contributions and style, and their influence on other artists -- Comics entries include information on artists who worked on them description of plot, theme and character, and their place in the history of comics -- Extensive glossary illuminates the lingo of the industry -- Bibliography, listings of comic book publishers and syndicates, and a l0,000-entry index -- Includes 16 new pages of full-color comics -- New in this edition: "Calvin & Hobbes, " "Dilbert, " "Garfield, " "Doonesbury, " "Kudzo, " "Mutts, " and many others

The Superhero Book

Author: Gina Misiroglu
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578593972
Size: 13.47 MB
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The Superhero Book from the Author: Gina Misiroglu. Appealing to the casual comic book reader as well as the hardcore graphic novel fan, this ultimate AtoZ compendium describes everyone’s favorite participants in the eternal battle between good and evil. With nearly 200 entries examining more than 1,000 heroes, icons and their place in popular culture, it is the first comprehensive profile of superheroes across all media, following their path from comic book stardom to radio, television, movies, and novels. The best-loved and most historically significant superheroes—mainstream and counterculture, famous and forgotten, best and worst—are presented with numerous full-color illustrations, including dozens of classic comic covers. Each significant era of the superhero is explored—from the Golden Age of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s through the Modern Age—providing a unique perspective of the role of the hero over the course of the 20th century and beyond. This latest edition has been revised to reflect updates on existing characters, coverage of new characters, and recent films and media trends in the last several years.

Comic Book Encyclopedia

Author: Ron Goulart
Publisher: It Books
ISBN: 9780060538163
Size: 51.35 MB
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Comic Book Encyclopedia from the Author: Ron Goulart. A 4–colour, illustrated best–of–the–best of the comic book world – with writers/creators who launched an industry (Jack Kirby, Stan Lee), amazing graphic novels (Preacher, The Watcher), legendary artists (Jim Lee) and characters as wide–ranging as Archie, The Gay Ghost, Batman, Blue Devil and the Fantastic Four. Never before has there been a single volume of superheroes, graphic novels, strange comic icons, legendary writers and artists of the comic world. Comic Book Encyclopedia is the multiverse of comic legend and lore for every comic–book fan, and for everyone who wants to understand the characters, history, and universal appeal of this world. Collected into a single volume, this is the best–of–the–best of comics. From the 1930s to today, it includes everything a young, budding comic reader – or an experienced pro – needs to know and/or read.