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Comics, comix & graphic novels

by Roger Sabin | 12 April 2001
PAPERBACK
Category: Art & Design
Synopsis
Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels is the first ever fully documented study to explore the graphic qualities of the comic book, and the development of the genre into a sophisticated and culturally revealing popular art form. This book traces the history of the comic from early cartoon-like woodcuts through to the graphic strips of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Organized thematically it explores the various genres of the comic book - including humour, adventure, girls' comics, underground and alternative. The fascinating careers of the creators of the best-known characters - from Superman and Tintin to Tank Girl - are revealed in depth, as are the stories behind the much-loved comics such as Beano and The Incredible Hulk . The most recent artists are also illustrated and discussed, including Harvey Kurtzman (Mad ), Chris Donald (Viz ), Art Spiegelman (Maus ) and Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira ).
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Synopsis
Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels is the first ever fully documented study to explore the graphic qualities of the comic book, and the development of the genre into a sophisticated and culturally revealing popular art form. This book traces the history of the comic from early cartoon-like woodcuts through to the graphic strips of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Organized thematically it explores the various genres of the comic book - including humour, adventure, girls' comics, underground and alternative. The fascinating careers of the creators of the best-known characters - from Superman and Tintin to Tank Girl - are revealed in depth, as are the stories behind the much-loved comics such as Beano and The Incredible Hulk . The most recent artists are also illustrated and discussed, including Harvey Kurtzman (Mad ), Chris Donald (Viz ), Art Spiegelman (Maus ) and Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira ).
€34.93
104 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9780714839936
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 12/04/2001
Categories - All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Art & Design
No. of Pages - 240
Weight - 1492
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 29
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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