all ebooks in category: Comics & Graphic Novels Literary Criticism (10)

Tarzan: The Joe Kubert Years Volume 3 (Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan) [Repost]
English | July 25, 2006 | ISBN: 1593074174 | 216 pages | PDF | 95.70 Mb

Writing, drawing and editing a monthly Tarzan comic-book series in the 1970s, Joe Kubert was able to illustrate the adventures of his childhood hero and …

Graphic Subjects: Critical Essays on Autobiography and Graphic Novels
English | ISBN: 0299251047 | 2011 | 336 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Some of the most noteworthy graphic novels and comic books of recent years have been entirely autobiographical. In Graphic Subjects, Michael A. Chaney brings together …

Native Americans In Comic Books: A Critical Study
English | ISBN: 0786435658, 1476667993 | June 9, 2008 | EPUB | 223 pages | 36 MB

This work takes an in-depth look at the world of comic books through the eyes of a Native American reader and offers frank commentary on …

Representing Multiculturalism in Comics and Graphic Novels
2014 | ISBN: 1138025151, 1138548944 | English | 286 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Multiculturalism, and its representation, has long presented challenges for the medium of comics. This book presents a wide ranging survey of the ways in which …

Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic
English | May 13, 2010 | ISBN: 1604734442 | 304 pages | PDF | 6.29 Mb

In France, Belgium, and other Francophone countries, comic strips–-called bande dessinee or "BD" in French–-have long been considered a major art form capable of addressing …

Breaking the Frames: Populism and Prestige in Comics Studies
2019 | ISBN: 1477317104, 1477317090 | English | 312 pages | PDF | 73 MB

Comics studies has reached a crossroads. Graphic novels have never received more attention and legitimation from scholars, but new canons and new critical discourses have …

The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime [Repost]
English | 28 Feb. 2015 | ISBN: 1628462388, 1496807812 | 288 Pages | PDF | 8.26 MB

Along with Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman, the Joker stands out as one of the most recognizable comics characters in popular culture. While there has been …

From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture
English | ISBN: 0719085381, 1784993956 | 176 pages | EPUB | July 31, 2013 | 0.45 Mb

From entertainment to citizenship reveals how the young use shows like X-factor to comment on how power ought to be used, and how they respond …

Tarzan: The Joe Kubert Years, Vol. 1 [Repost]
English | November 29, 2005 | ISBN: 1593074042 | 200 pages | PDF | 87.62 Mb

Few artists can capture visceral action sequences and the dynamic human form like Joe Kubert, and his expressive talents are fully realized in his 1970s …

Drawing Power: A Compendium of Cartoon Advertising [Repost]
English | August 30, 2011 | ISBN: 1606993992 | 128 pages | PDF | 34.41 Mb

Drawing Power is a lively collection of mass-market print advertising from the 1890s to the recent past, starring both cartoonists and cartoon characters. While critics …