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Hellboy's World Comics and Monsters on the Margins

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ISBN-10: 0520288041

ISBN-13: 9780520288041

Edition: 2016

Authors: Scott Bukatman

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Hellboy, Mike Mignola's famed comic book demon hunter, wanders through a haunting and horrific world steeped in the history of weird fictions and wide-ranging folklores. Hellboy's World shows how our engagement with Hellboy is also a highly aestheticized encounter with the medium of comics and the materiality of the book. Scott Bukatman's dynamic study explores how comics produce a heightened "adventure of reading" in which syntheses of image and word, image sequences, and serial narratives create compelling worlds for the reader's imagination to inhabit.In Mignola's work, the imaginative space that exists on the page and within the book becomes a self-aware meditation upon the imaginative…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/7/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 0.67" wide x 0.75" long x 0.06" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Scott Bukatmanis Professor of Film and Media Studies at Stanford University. He is the author of many books, includingTerminal Identityand, most recently,Matters of Gravity: Special Effects and Supermen in the Twentieth Century.