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- Wiley 2014; US$ 13.50 US$ 11.70
Die amerikanische Erfolgsserie "The Walking Dead" erz?hlt vom Kampf einer Gruppe ?berlebender nach einer weltweiten Zombie-Apokalypse. Die Untoten stellen deshalb auch immer eine permanente Bedrohung dar. Neben dieser t?dlichen Gefahr durch die Untoten, ist besonders die Dynamik - die Konflikte und Spannungen - innerhalb der Gruppe der ?berlebenden... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book examines the sustained interest in legends of the pagan and peripheral North, tracing and analyzing the use of an ?out-of-Scandinavia? legend (Scandinavia as an ancestral homeland) in a wide range of medieval texts from all over Europe, with a focus on the Anglo-Saxon tradition. The pagan North was an imaginative region, which attracted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide ranging survey of the ways in which comics have dealt with the diversity of creators and characters and the (lack of) visibility for characters who don?t conform to particular cultural stereotypes. Contributors engage with ethnicity... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 415.00
Comics and graphic novels have recently become big business, serving as the inspiration for blockbuster Hollywood movies such as the Iron Man series of films and the hit television drama The Walking Dead . But comics have been popular throughout the 20th century despite the significant effects of the restrictions of the Comics Code in place from... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
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. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00
Japanese manga and anime, Korean manhwa, and Chinese manhua are Asian graphic novels and animated films that have gained great popularity in the last ten years and now are found in most public library collections. Mostly Manga: A Genre Guide to Popular Manga, Manhwa, Manhua, and Anime is the first readers' advisory guide to focus on this important... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95
For over seventy-five years, Archie and the gang at Riverdale High have been America?s most iconic teenagers. Yet they have been relatively ignored by scholars?until now. Twelve-Cent Archie is both the first academic study of these comics and an innovative creative work in its own right. In a hundred short chapters, renowned comics scholar Bart... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
This essay collection examines the theory and history of graphic narrative as one of the most interesting and versatile forms of storytelling in contemporary media culture. Its contributions test the applicability of narratological concepts to graphic narrative, examine aspects of graphic narrative beyond the ?single work?, consider the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00
A great deal of scholarship has focused on Joss Whedon's television and film work, which includes Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, The Cabin in the Woods and The Avengers. But Whedon's work in the world of comics has largely been ignored. He created his own dystopian heroine, Fray, assembled the goofy... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
Superheroes are enjoying a cultural resurgence, dominating the box office and breaking out of specialty comics stores onto the shelves of mainstream retailers. A leading figure behind the superhero Renaissance is Grant Morrison, long-time architect of the DC Comics' universe and author of many of the most successful comic books in recent years.... more...