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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
For decades, scholars have been making the connection between the design of the superhero story and the mythology of the ancient folktale. Moving beyond simple comparisons and common explanations, this volume details how the workings of the superhero comics industry and the conventions of the medium have developed a culture like that of traditional... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 15.15
Hauptbeschreibung Ein Querschnitt aller wichtigen Aufsatzarten der Sekundarstufe I mit allen Informationen, die man zum Schreiben braucht - anschaulich und gut nachvollziehbar. Aufsätze schreiben - eine Einladung, eine Mahnung oder z.B. einen Bericht. Was ist da wichtig? Worauf müssen Schülerinnen und Schüler beim Schreiben achten? Wie hat der Aufsatz... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
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...
- Medallion Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Using superheroes as the allegory, this colorful photo narrative explores the not-so-glamorous and sometimes dark realities of those who strive to live their dreams against all odds. The creators of Mime Very Own Book have reunited to pair trademark imagery with witty snippets to create a hilarious visual smorgasbord of real people and their quest... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 40.00
The thirteenth century saw such a proliferation of new encyclopedic texts that more than one scholar has called it the “century of the encyclopedias.” Variously referred to as a speculum , thesaurus , or imago mundi —the term encyclopedia was not commonly applied to such books until the eighteenth century—these texts were... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 6.78
Javier Hernandez ? better known to legions of Manchester United fans as Chicharito ? is one of the most exciting young talents in football today.Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Hernandez joined his local club C D Guadalajara at the age of nine and signed his first contract at 15. Making his full debut in 2006, he impressed in the Mexican league so much... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95
This work is a book about the history, content, and functions of ladies comics, the most recent addition to the modern comics in Japan. This book employs the methodology of visual sociology which uses imagery as a source of data and material for analysis. It describes Japanese ladies comics unique history and explores how love and... more...