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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
Until now, scholars in literary and cultural studies have barely touched upon the multiple points of engagement between comics and literature. Drawing on a number of specific examples, the contributors to this volume illustrate the diversity of issues that arise in looking at the relationship between comics and literature. The book includes... more...
- RISING STARS UK LTD 2008; US$ 6.99
Read about the history and art of comics, including the origination of Desperate Dan!The Snapshots series of colourful and visually appealing titles is designed to engage 9 to 14 year old reluctant readers. With their bold design and familiar subject matter from battles to Batman these books are perfect for guided reading and for encouraging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Attempts to define what comics are and explain how they work have not always been successful because they are premised upon the idea that comic strips, comic books and graphic novels are inherently and almost exclusively visual. This book challenges that premise, and asserts that comics is not just a visual medium. The book outlines the multisensory... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2013; US$ 44.99
This anthology hosts a collection of essays examining the role of comics as portals for historical and academic content, while keeping the approach on an international market versus the American one. 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
Critical Approaches to Comics offers students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which students can then apply to interrogate and critique... more...
Der indische Comic und sein Einfluss auf gesellschaftliche Prozesse: Eine Untersuchung aus soziokultureller SichtDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77
Seit dem Jahr 2006 wächst der indische Comicmarkt immer mehr an, wobei besonders zwei inhaltliche Tendenzen auszumachen sind. Zum einen Comicbücher, die als Bildungsmedien vermarktet und dabei in eine Traditionslinie zu den Amar Chitra Katha Comics der 1970er Jahre gestellt werden, die teilweise recht hindunationalistische und an mancher Stelle sogar... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 13.50
Die amerikanische Erfolgsserie "The Walking Dead" erzählt vom Kampf einer Gruppe Überlebender nach einer weltweiten Zombie-Apokalypse. Die Untoten stellen deshalb auch immer eine permanente Bedrohung dar. Neben dieser tödlichen Gefahr durch die Untoten, ist besonders die Dynamik - die Konflikte und Spannungen - innerhalb der Gruppe der... more...