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- 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...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 10.19
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...
- Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 12.99
No other day is filled with more excitement and optimism than graduation day. Marianne Richmond has created the perfect gift for any graduate, that expresses the joy of today and promise of tomorrow. Includes sentiments like: ?I wish you guts. Challenge your ability by trying something new, even if you're scared. ?I wish you a playful spirit.... more...
- No Starch Press 2009; US$ 15.95
The Manga Guide to Electricity teaches electricity in an innovative and refreshing way by combining authentic Japanese-style manga cartoons with practical educational content. The book's story revolves around Rereko, a girl struggling to pass her exams in Electopia, the Land of Electricity. Graduate student Hikaru decides to help Rereko after she's... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 100.00
The early 1980s saw a revolution in mainstream comics--in subject matter, artistic integrity, and creators' rights--as new methods of publishing and distribution broadened the possibilities. Among those artists utilizing these new methods, Chester Brown (b. 1960) quickly developed a cult following due to the undeniable quality and originality of... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 150.00
Autobiography has seen enormous expansions and challenges over the past decades. One of these expansions has been in comics, and it is an expansion that pushes back against any postmodern notion of the death of the author/subject, while also demanding new approaches from critics. Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art is a collection... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 125.00
In The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay , Thierry Smolderen presents a cultural landscape whose narrative differs in many ways from those presented by other historians of the comic strip. Rather than beginning his inquiry with the popularly accepted "sequential art" definition of the comic strip, Smolderen instead wishes to... more...