By Jeet Heer, Kent Worcester
A Comics stories Reader bargains the simplest of the hot comics scholarship in approximately thirty essays on a large choice of such comics varieties as gag cartoons, editorial cartoons, comedian strips, comedian books, manga, and image novels.
The anthology covers the pioneering paintings of Rodolphe Töpffer, the Disney comics of Carl Barks, and the photograph novels of artwork Spiegelman and Chris Ware, in addition to Peanuts, romance comics, and superheroes. It explores the stylistic achievements of manga, the overseas anti-comics crusade, and tool and sophistication in Mexican comedian books and English illustrated stories.
A Comics reports Reader introduces readers to the key debates and issues of reference that proceed to form the sphere. it's going to curiosity someone who desires to delve deeper into the area of comics and is perfect for lecture room use.
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A Comics Studies Reader by Jeet Heer, Kent Worcester