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  • Lobster Is the Best Medicineby Liz Climo

    Running Press 2015; US$ 14.00

    Fans have fallen in love with Liz Climo?s charmingly quirky animal kingdom, which was first featured in The Little World of Liz Climo a place where porcupines, anteaters, and grizzly bears all grapple with everyday life with wit and humor. Now Liz returns with a book devoted to friendship. Chapter themes include Old Friends,? New Friends,? Unlikely... more...

  • Snow Queenby Hans Christian Andersen; Misha Hoekstra; Lucie Arnoux

    Pushkin Press 2015; US$ 7.28

    A fresh new translation of one of the world's best and most inspiring fairy tales When Kay is cursed by a magic mirror, he can no longer perceive goodness in anything - not his best friend Gerda, nor the roses in the garden. One wintry evening, he is kidnapped by the wicked Snow Queen and swept away to live for ever in her kingdom of ice. Friendless... more...

  • A Walk on the Funnysideby Ann B. L.

    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...

  • Son of Classics and Comicsby George Kovacs; C. W. Marshall

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Wonder Woman. Asterix the Gaul. Watchmen. These popular comics, and many others, use classical sources, narrative patterns, and references to enrich their imaginative worlds and deepen the stories they present. This volume explores that rich interaction. Son of Classics and Comics presents thirteen original studies of representations of the ancient... more...

  • Marvel Comics' Civil War and the Age of Terrorby Kevin Michael Scott

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00

    Marvel Comics has an established tradition of addressing relevant real-life issues facing the American public. With the publication of Civil War (2006-2007), a seven-issue crossover storyline spanning the Marvel universe, they focused on contemporary anxieties such as terrorism and threats to privacy and other civil liberties. This collection of new... more...

  • Global Mangaby Dr Casey Brienza

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Outside Japan, the term ?manga? usually refers to comics originally published in Japan. Yet nowadays many publications labelled ?manga? are not translations of Japanese works but rather have been wholly conceived and created elsewhere. These comics, although often derided and dismissed as ?fake manga?, represent an important but understudied global... more...

  • Grant Morrison and the Superhero Renaissanceby Darragh Greene; Kate Roddy

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00

    Superheroes are enjoying a cultural resurgence, dominating the box office and breaking out of specialty comics stores onto the shelves of mainstream retailers. A leading figure behind the superhero Renaissance is Grant Morrison, long-time architect of the DC Comics' universe and author of many of the most successful comic books in recent years.... more...

  • The Comics of Joss Whedonby Valerie Estelle Frankel

    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...

  • Postcolonial Comicsby Binita Mehta; Pia Mukherji

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This collection examines new comic-book cultures, graphic writing, and bande dessinťe 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...

  • From Comic Strips to Graphic Novelsby Daniel Stein; Jan-NoŽl Thon

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    This essay collection examines the theory and history of graphic narrative as one of the most interesting and versatile forms of narrative beyond traditional literary texts. Analyzing a wide range of texts, genres, and narrative strategies from both theoretical and historical perspectives, its various contributors offer state-of-the-art... more...