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  • 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...

  • A Brief History of Superheroesby Brian J. Robb

    Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 13.11

    A fascinating written exploration of the superhero phenomenon, from its beginnings in the depths of Great Depression to the blockbuster movies of today. For over 90 years, superheroes have been interrogated, deconstructed, and reinvented. In this wide-ranging study, Robb looks at the diverse characters, their creators, and the ways in which... more...

  • Medieval and Early Modern Authorshipby Guillemette Bolens; Lukas Erne

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 55.51

    Hauptbeschreibung Reports of his death having been greatly exaggerated, the author has made a spectacular return in English studies. This is the first book devoted to medieval and early modern authorship, exploring continuities, discontinuities, and innovations in the two periods which literary histories and institutional practices too often keep... more...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • Beowulf and Other Storiesby Joe Allard; Richard North

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Beowulf & Other Stories was first conceived in the belief that the study of Old English ? and its close cousins, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman ? can be a genuine delight, covering a period as replete with wonder, creativity and magic as any other in literature. Now in a fully revised second edition, the collection of essays written by leading academics... more...

  • Reading Comicsby Mila Bongco

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dreamland Japanby Frederik L. Schodt

    Stone Bridge Press 2013; US$ 19.95

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

  • Comic Art, Creativity and the Lawby M. H. Greenberg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘An intellectual tour de force and a compelling read . . . Far beyond a practical guide to the law of comics (though it is that too), Greenberg's book touches on the nature of creativity, the basis for IP law, and the history of this fascinating medium.’- Professor Mark A. Lemley, Director, Stanford Law School, USThe creation of works... more...

  • 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...