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  • Is Diss a System?by Ari Y. Kelman

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 69.00

    Milt Gross (1895-1953), a Bronx-born cartoonist and animator, first found fame in the late 1920s, writing comic strips and newspaper columns in the unmistakable accent of Jewish immigrants. By the end of the 1920s, Gross had become one of the most famous humorists in the United States, his work drawing praise from writers like H. L. Mencken and Constance... more...

  • Comics and Visual Cultureby Alphons Silbermann

    De Gruyter 1986; US$ 133.00

    Comics and Visual Culture: Research Studies from Ten Countries. more...

  • From Krakow to Kryptonby Arie Kaplan; JT Waldman; Harvey Pekar

    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...

  • Eagle Squadron 1941-1942by Phil H. Listemann

    Philedition 2013; US$ 9.99

    The purpose of this study is to provide aviation historians and enthusiasts with a range of information relative to each of the Commonwealth squadrons that saw combat during World War II. Each record will comprise a short history, complete with illustrations and artwork, and accompanied by the following:Appendix I: Squadron Commanders and Flight CommandersAppendix... more...

  • Drawn and Dangerousby Simone Castaldi

    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...

  • Dreaming in the Middle Agesby Steven F. Kruger

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 44.00

    Stephen Kruger considers previously neglected material and arrives at a new understanding of this literary genre, and of medieval attitudes to dreaming in general. more...

  • Festrituale in der römischen Kaiserzeitby Jörg Rüpke

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 74.28

    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...

  • Sculpting the Middle Classby Deepa Sreenivas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Viva la historietaby Bruce Campbell

    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...

  • Drawing Franceby Joel E. Vessels

    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...