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  • American Theology, Superhero Comics, and Cinemaby Anthony Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book explores the idea of the "American monomyth" that pervades American hero stories and examines its philosophical and theological origins and specific manifestations in early American superhero comics. Surveying the anthropologies of six American theologians who argue against many of the monomyth?s assumptions, principally the staunch individualism... more...

  • Go Fishby Mr. Fish

    Akashic Books 2011; US$ 18.95

    The debut collection of Mr. Fish's searing and hilarious political cartoons, featured in Harper's , truthdig.com, and elsewhere. more...

  • The Ages of Wonder Womanby Joseph J. Darowski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00

    Created in 1941 by the psychologist William Marston, Wonder Woman would go on to have one of the longest continuous runs of published comic book adventures in the history of the industry. More than 70 years after her debut, Wonder Woman remains a popular culture icon. Throughout the intervening years many comic book creators have had a hand in guiding... more...

  • Comics as History, Comics as Literatureby Annessa Ann Babic

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2013; US$ 84.99

    This discursive volume covers a breadth of material from Ancient Rome to 9/11and its scope of historical insight and use of theory makes this a critical read for anyone studying popular culture. Its creative examination of women?s rights, cultural mandates, and social movements through the pages of comics will engage the reader and scholar on a new... more...

  • Comics and the Senses: A Multisensory Approach to Comics and Graphic Novelsby Ian Hague

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book asserts that comics is not just a visual medium and outlines the multisensory aspects of comics: the visual, audible, tactile, olfactory and gustatory elements of the medium. more...

  • Superhero Synergiesby James N. Gilmore; Matthias Stork

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 79.99

    This collection of essays explores the developing relationship between superheroes and various forms of media, examining how the superhero genre, which was once limited primarily to a single medium (comic books/graphic novels) has been developed into video games, digital comics, films, Internet criticism, novelizations, television programs, the fanboy... more...

  • Miyamoto Musashis "Buch der fünf Ringe"by Leo Gough; Nikolas Bertheau

    Gabal Verlag 2012; US$ 12.72

    Das Buch der fünf Ringe des japanischen Samurai Miyamoto Musashi gilt heute als Klassiker für strategisches Handeln. Leo Gough präsentiert daraus 52 brillante Ideen, erläutert sie mit Beispielen aus unserer Wirtschaftswelt und ergänzt sie mit praktischen Tipps und Zitaten. Musashis Weisheit ist geprägt vom Zen Buddhismus, die fünf Ringe stehen für... more...

  • Reading bande dessineeby Ann Miller

    Intellect 2007; US$ 10.00

    The increasing popularity of bande dessinee, or French-language comic strip, means that it is being established on university syllabuses worldwide. Reading Bande Dessinee provides a thorough introduction to the medium and in-depth critical analysis with focus on contemporary examples of the art form, historical context, key artists, and themes such... more...

  • Superheroes and Philosophyby Tom Morris; Matt Morris; William Irwin

    Open Court 2001; US$ 19.95

    The comic book superheroes ? Superman, Batman, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, X-Men, and many others ? have proved to be a powerful and enduring thread in popular culture, a rich source of ideas for moviemakers, novelists, and philosophers. Superheroes and Philosophy brings together 16 leading philosophers and some of the most creative... more...

  • Is Diss a System?by Ari Y. Kelman

    NYU Press 2010; US$ 69.00

    Milt Gross (1895-1953), a Bronx-born cartoonist and animator, first found fame in the late 1920s, writing comic strips and newspaper columns in the unmistakable accent of Jewish immigrants. By the end of the 1920s, Gross had become one of the most famous humorists in the United States, his work drawing praise from writers like H. L. Mencken and Constance... more...