Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels 2 Volumes

Author: M. Keith Booker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313357471
Size: 10.84 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 Press
ISBN: 9780313357503
Size: 28.65 MB
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Encyclopedia Of Comic Books And Graphic Novels from the Author: M. Keith Booker. Focuses 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: 17.71 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.

American Comics Literary Theory And Religion

Author: A. Lewis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137463600
Size: 53.12 MB
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American Comics Literary Theory And Religion from the Author: A. Lewis. Unlocking a new and overdue model for reading comic books, this unique volume explores religious interpretations of popular comic book superheroes such as the Green Lantern and the Hulk. This superhero subgenre offers a hermeneutic for those interested in integrating mutiplicity into religious practices and considerations of the afterlife.

Marvel Encyclopedia

Author: Eric J. Moreels
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780785123965
Size: 11.37 MB
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Marvel Encyclopedia from the Author: Eric J. Moreels.

The Encyclopedia Of The Novel

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405161841
Size: 78.28 MB
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The Encyclopedia Of The Novel from the Author: . An advanced reference resource, The Encyclopedia of the Novel offers authoritative accounts of the history, terminology, genre and theory of the novel, in over 150 articles written by leading scholars in the field Part of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literature Arranged in A-Z format across 2 fully indexed and meticulously cross-referenced volumes, featuring nearly 150 contributors and over 500,000 words Written by an international cast of leading scholars, overseen by an Advisory Board of 37 specialists Entries explore the history and tradition of the novel in different areas of the world; formal elements of the novel (story, plot, character, narrator); technical aspects of the genre (such as realism, narrative structure and style) as well as subgenres, including the bildungsroman and the graphic novel; theoretical problems, like definitions of the novel; and topics in book history and the novel's relationship to other arts and disciplines Online version provides students and researchers with 24/7 access to authoritative reference and powerful searching, browsing and cross-referencing capabilities Special introductory price available

The Dc Comics Encyclopedia

Author: Scott Beatty
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780756641191
Size: 48.43 MB
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The Dc Comics Encyclopedia from the Author: Scott Beatty. Provides a guide to all of the superheroes and archvillains of the DC universe, featuring more than one thousand different characters, including images from the original comic books, from the past sixty years of DC Comics.

The Werewolf Book

Author: Brad Steiger
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 157859376X
Size: 63.81 MB
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The Werewolf Book from the Author: Brad Steiger. When Darkness Reigns and the Full Moon Glows, Terror Emerges to Stalk the Unsuspecting… From lycanthropic creatures found on television and film such as Teen Wolf, Twilight, and True Blood to the earliest folklore of shape-shifting creatures, The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shapeshifting Beings is an eye-opening, blood-pounding tour through the ages of monsters with the most amazing camouflage capabilities—they hide among us! Along the way, you’ll land at the doorstep of creatures like hirsute mass-murderer Albert Fish, and Fritz Haarman, who slaughtered and ate his victims—selling the leftovers as steaks and roasts in his butcher shop—as well as visits to mythical shamans, sirens, and skin walkers. Covering 140,000 years of legend, mythology, and fact, The Werewolf Book provides hair-raising evidence of strange and obsessional behavior through the centuries. Learn the basics of becoming a werewolf and the intricacies of slaying the beast. A true homage to werewolves and other full moon beasts, it includes topics such as … • Bear, tiger, coyote, and other shape-shifting people • Classic and modern werewolf movies • Gargoyles, totem poles, and Internet depictions • Serial killers and sadistic rulers • Sorcery, spells, and talismans • Television shows, songs, and computer games