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Power of Comics History, Form and Culture

ISBN-10: 082642936X
ISBN-13: 9780826429360
Edition: 2009
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Description: The Power of Comics is the first textbook to introduce undergraduate students to a broader understanding of the medium and its communication potential.

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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

The Power of Comics is the first textbook to introduce undergraduate students to a broader understanding of the medium and its communication potential.

Dr. Randy Duncan is a co-founder the Comic Arts Conference, the nation's first annual academic conference devoted solely to the study of comics. He also wrote the entries on Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Will Eisner and other comics-related topics for the St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture.

Matthew J. Smith, senior lecturer in history at the University of West Indies at Mona, is author of Red and Black in Haiti: Radicalism, Conflict, and Political Change, 1934-1957.

Preface
Introduction
Defining Comic Books as a Medium
History of Comic Books,
Developing a Medium
History of Comic Books,
The Maturation of the Medium
The Comic Book Industry
The Comic Book Creators
Creating the Story
Experiencing the Story
The Comic Book Readers
Comic Book Genres: Classifying Comics
Comic Book Genres: The Superhero Genre
Comic Books and Ideology
Researching Comic Books
Comics Culture Around the World
Glossary
Bibliography

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