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  • Dreamland Japanby Frederik L. Schodt

    Stone Bridge Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    A classic work praised for its scope and intelligence, now in a gift edition for fans, with a new Foreword more...

  • Enter the Superheroesby Alex S. Romagnoli; Gian S. Pagnucci

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 69.99

    Ever since the first appearances of Superman and Batman in comic books of the late 1930s, superheroes have been a staple of the popular culture landscape. Though initially created for younger audiences, superhero characters have evolved over the years, becoming complex figures that appeal to more sophisticated readers. In Enter the Superheroes:... more...

  • Studying Comics and Graphic Novelsby Karin Kukkonen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56

    This introduction to studying comics and graphic novels is a structured guide to a popular topic. It deploys new cognitive methods of textual analysis and features activities and exercises throughout. Deploys novel cognitive approaches to analyze the importance of psychological and physical aspects of reader experience Carefully structured to... more...

  • Contemporary Comics Storytellingby Karin Kukkonen

    UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 55.00

    What if fairy-tale characters lived in New York City? What if a superhero knew he was a fictional character? What if you could dispense your own justice with one hundred untraceable bullets? These are the questions asked and answered in the course of the challenging storytelling in Fables , Tom Strong , and 100 Bullets , the three twenty-first-century... more...

  • Meisterschaft im Prozessby Franziska Wenzel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 161.22

    Die Wertschätzung des mittelalterlichen Textes an seinem historischen Ort, den Handschriften, steigt beständig. Der Ton als textuelle Form eigenen Rechts avanciert mit diesem Buch das erste Mal zum analytischen Gegenstand, und zwar auf der Basis eines Textabdrucks des Langen Tons aller vier Hauptüberlieferungszeugen. Da die Sortierung... more...

  • Hybridität und Spielby Martin Baisch; Jutta Eming

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 128.96

    For the first time, this volume combines international and interdisciplinary approaches and research questions on the romance novel and adventure novel, thus furnishing insights into the history of the two genres. In addition to ?hybridity?, a relatively recent term used to describe the mélange of different genres and narratives, the concept... more...

  • (2011)by Raluca Radulescu

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 64.46

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  • Museum Vaults: Excerpts from the Journal of an Expertby Marc-Antoine Mathieu

    NBM Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99

    The next volume in the striking collection in co-publication with the Louvre museum. An art assessor must evaluate the vast collections of the Louvre in an alternate Kafkaesque world where all is warehoused in an endless ever deepening succession of basement levels. Mathieu, an artist who marries Escher with Kafka, brings stinging irony to the pompousness... more...

  • Ed vs. Yummy Furby Brian Evenson; Tom Kaczynski

    Uncivilized Books 2014; US$ 8.99

    A smart and passionate exegesis of Chester Brown's seminal comic book, Yummy Fur . more...

  • Die Farben der Herrschaftby Mareike Klein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 128.96

    Considering poetological, narratological, and structural viewpoints, Mareike Klein uses close readings to investigate the concepts of color and brilliance in the Song of Roland and King Rother as well as in Willehalm and Herzog Ernst (Version B). Her systematic analysis of discourse on color in heroic epic texts shows how colorfulness... more...