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The Resource Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean, Douglas Wolk

Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean, Douglas Wolk

Label
Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean
Title
Reading comics
Title remainder
how graphic novels work and what they mean
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Wolk
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The volume contains two sections: "Theory and History, " an explanation of comics as a medium and an overview of its evolution, and "Reviews and Commentary, " a diverse examination of creators and works. The second section spans Will Eisner's pioneering efforts as well as the groundbreaking modern comics by the Hernandez brothers, Chris Ware and Alison Bechdel
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wolk, Douglas
Dewey number
741.53
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Comic books, strips, etc.
Label
Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean, Douglas Wolk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-390) and index
Contents
1. What comics are and what they aren't -- 2. Auteurs, the history of art comics, and how to look at ugly drawings -- 3. What's good about bad comics and what's bad about good comics -- 4. Superheroes and superreaders -- 5. Pictures, words, and the space between them -- 6. David B. : the battle against the real world -- 7. Chester Brown : the outsider -- 8. Steve Ditko : A is A -- 9. Will Eisner and Frank Miller : the raconteurs -- 10. Gilbert Hernandez : spiraling into the system -- 11. Jaime Hernandez : mad love -- 12. Craig Thompson and James Kochalka : craft versus cuteness -- 13. Hope Larson : the cartography of Joy -- 14. Carla Speed McNeil : shape-changing demons, birth-yurts, and robot secretaries -- 15. Alan Moore : the house of the Magus -- 16. Grant Morrison : the invisible king -- 17. Dave Sim : aardvark politick -- 18. The dark mirrors of Jim Starlin's Warlock -- 19. Tomb of Dracula : the cheap, strong stuff -- 20. Kevin Huizenga : visions from the enchanted gas station -- 21. Charles Burns and Art Spiegelman : draw yourself raw -- 22. Why does Chris Ware hate fun? -- 23. Alison Bechdel : refraining memory -- Afterword : the rough wave and the smooth wave
Control code
000041268104
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
viii, 405 p.
Isbn
9780306815096
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007005232
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean, Douglas Wolk
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-390) and index
Contents
1. What comics are and what they aren't -- 2. Auteurs, the history of art comics, and how to look at ugly drawings -- 3. What's good about bad comics and what's bad about good comics -- 4. Superheroes and superreaders -- 5. Pictures, words, and the space between them -- 6. David B. : the battle against the real world -- 7. Chester Brown : the outsider -- 8. Steve Ditko : A is A -- 9. Will Eisner and Frank Miller : the raconteurs -- 10. Gilbert Hernandez : spiraling into the system -- 11. Jaime Hernandez : mad love -- 12. Craig Thompson and James Kochalka : craft versus cuteness -- 13. Hope Larson : the cartography of Joy -- 14. Carla Speed McNeil : shape-changing demons, birth-yurts, and robot secretaries -- 15. Alan Moore : the house of the Magus -- 16. Grant Morrison : the invisible king -- 17. Dave Sim : aardvark politick -- 18. The dark mirrors of Jim Starlin's Warlock -- 19. Tomb of Dracula : the cheap, strong stuff -- 20. Kevin Huizenga : visions from the enchanted gas station -- 21. Charles Burns and Art Spiegelman : draw yourself raw -- 22. Why does Chris Ware hate fun? -- 23. Alison Bechdel : refraining memory -- Afterword : the rough wave and the smooth wave
Control code
000041268104
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
viii, 405 p.
Isbn
9780306815096
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007005232
Other physical details
ill.

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