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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This collection examines new comic-book cultures, graphic writing, and bande dessinée texts as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone settings. The individual chapters are framed within a larger enquiry that considers definitive aspects of the postcolonial condition in twenty-first-century (con)texts. The authors... more...
- Publish Green 2015; US$ 7.00
Comedy Is a Step Back into the 60S, 70S, 80S, 90S, up to the 2000'S, and When Wild Horses First Ran Free in the Arizona Desert. It'S for All Ages. Locations Arizona, California, Midwest and Where Clouds Herd Run Free, and Theworld, North Carolina, Has Lots of Different Kinds of People, Lots of Animals. and American Traditions, Peace and Love.... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 5.99
Fully Revised and Updated. The Hardback Bestseller in Paperback at last. Includes full details of Crissy's time in I'm a Celebrity? Get Me Out of Here. Best known for her role in cult comedy TV hit, Benidorm and for playing Maggie Conlon in Ladybird Ladybird, Crissy Rock is a hugely popular actress and comedienne. But Crissy's path to success was far... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2004; US$ 13.99
Based on interviews with Stan Lee and dozens of his colleagues and contemporaries, as well as extensive archival research, this book provides a professional history, an appreciation, and a critical exploration of the face of Marvel Comics. Recognized as a dazzling writer, a skilled editor, a relentless self-promoter, a credit hog, and a huckster,... more...
- Open Court 2011; US$ 19.99
The devil gets his due in the latest entry in the Pop Culture and Philosophy series. Supervillains and Philosophy features an international cabal of philosophers and comics industry professionals conspiring to reveal the dark details and deeper meanings lurking behind today?s most popular comic book monsters. Whether it?s their moral justification... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 18.95 US$ 16.50
An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues that no single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful book enlists the brainpower of an A-list team of history's most prominent thinkers to explore the themes behind the action of Marvel Comics' all-star... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 206.31
Although problems of orality have been much discussed by medievalists, there is to date no comprehensive handbook on this topic. In ?Medieval Oral Literature? in the ?De Gruyter Lexikon? series, an international team of scholars has provided an in-depth discussion both of theoretical issues and various poetic traditions and genres. In... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 24.22
The Art of Comics is the first-ever collection of essays published in English devoted to the philosophical topics raised by comics and graphic novels. In an area of growing philosophical interest, this volume constitutes a great leap forward in the development of this fast expanding field, and makes a powerful contribution to the philosophy of art.... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2011; US$ 14.99
All zombies are created equal. All zombie stories are not. From its humble beginnings as an indie comic book, The Walking Dead has become a pop culture juggernaut boasting New York Times bestselling trade paperbacks, a hit television series, and enough fans to successfully take on any zombie uprising. Triumph of The Walking Dead explores... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Conventional wisdom holds that comic books of the post-World War II era are poorly drawn and poorly written publications, notable only for the furor they raised. Contributors to this thoughtful collection, however, demonstrate that these comics constitute complex cultural documents that create a dialogue between mainstream values and alternative beliefs... more...