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How to Read Superhero Comics and why
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Geoff Klock
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

Superhero comic books are traditionally thought to have two distinct periods, two major waves of creativity: the Golden Age and the Silver Age. In simple terms, the Golden Age was the birth of the superhero proper out of the pulp novel characters of the early 1930s, and was primarily associated
Imaginary Biographies
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Geoff Klock
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06 - Publisher: Continuum

Geoff Klock argues that the bizarre portrayal of historical writers in post-Enlightenment English poetry constitutes a genre, a battleground for two central conflicts: the confrontation of the self-sufficient Romantic imagination with the brute fact of external precursors (in the nineteenth century); and the participation in, and simultaneous deflation of, Romantic
Modern Masters Volume 29: Cliff Chiang
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Chris Arrant
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

As the artist of DC’s New 52 WONDER WOMAN series, CLIFF CHIANG’s star has never shone brighter. His bold, graphic style has a classic feel with a modern sensibility, and it’s no wonder he’s become one of the industry’s top illustrators. Now Chris Arrant and Eric Nolen-Weathington reveal just how
Handbook of Comics and Graphic Narratives
Language: en
Pages: 644
Authors: Sebastian Domsch, Dan Hassler-Forest, Dirk Vanderbeke
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-05 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Whether one describes them as sequential art, graphic narratives or graphic novels, comics have become a vital part of contemporary culture. Their range of expression contains a tremendous variety of forms, genres and modes − from high to low, from serial entertainment for children to complex works of art. This
Considering Watchmen: Poetics, Property, Politics
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Andrew Hoberek
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-31 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen has been widely hailed as a landmark in the development of the graphic novel. It was not only aesthetically groundbreaking but also anticipated future developments in politics, literature, and intellectual property. Demonstrating a keen eye for historical detail, Considering Watchmen gives readers a new