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- JPS 2010; US$ 15.00
Jews created the first comic book, the first graphic novel, the first comic book convention, the first comic book specialty store, and they helped create the underground comics (or ?Comix?) movement of the late ?60s and early ?70s. Many of the creators of the most famous comic books, such as Superman , Spiderman , X-Men , and Batman , as well as... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 40.00
Exploring an overlooked era of Italian history roiled by domestic terrorism, political assassination, and student protests, Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s shines a new light on what was a dark decade, but an unexpectedly prolific and innovative period among artists of comics intended for adults.Blurring the lines between... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 69.02
Hauptbeschreibung Gegenstand dieses Bandes sind die Feste der antiken Gesellschaften. Die Beiträge blicken auf das Fest als Ort von religiösem Austausch auch über die Grenzen einer politischen oder religiösen Gemeinschaft hinweg. Die Diffusion von Festen und Festpraktiken gerät in den Blick. Große öffentliche Feste waren der Ort, an der religiöse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00
This book is an analysis of the Amar Chitra Katha genre , historical comic-books that capture and promote a middle class masculine identity, as culture became the new site for right-wing hegemonic politics in India over the last 4 decades of the 20th century. more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2009; US$ 137.50
¡Viva la historieta! critically examines the participation of Mexican comic books in the continuing debate over the character and consequences of globalization in Mexico. The focus of the book is on graphic narratives produced by and for Mexicans in the period following the 1994 implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00
In France, Belgium, and other Francophone countries, comic strips---called bande dessinee or "BD" in French---have long been considered a major art form capable of addressing a host of contemporary issues. Among French-speaking intelligentsia, graphic narratives were deemed worthy of canonization and critical study decades before the academy... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2004; US$ 4.99
Covers all those vitally important life skills such as: how to extract your leg from a randy dog; forgetting the punchline of rude joke; getting your skirt stuck in your knickers; and ingesting a Railtrack sandwich. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
Drawing upon her long career as a formidable feminist critic yet wearing her knowledge lightly, Lillian Robinson finds the essence of wonder women in our non-animated three-dimensional world. This book will delight and provoke anyone interested in the history of feminism or the importance of comics in contemporary life. more...