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11%OFFBart Beaty - Twelve-Cent Archie: New edition with full color illustrations (Comics Culture) - 9780813590455 - V9780813590455
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Twelve-Cent Archie: New edition with full color illustrations (Comics Culture)

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Description for Twelve-Cent Archie: New edition with full color illustrations (Comics Culture) Paperback. Series: Comics Culture. Num Pages: 232 pages, 50 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; 3JM; DSBH; JFCA; WHC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
For over seventy-five years, Archie and the gang at Riverdale High have been America's most iconic teenagers, delighting generations of readers with their never-ending exploits. But despite their ubiquity, Archie comics have been relatively ignored by scholars-until now. Twelve-Cent Archie is not only the first scholarly study of the Archie comic, it is an innovative creative work in its own right. Inspired by Archie's own concise storytelling format, renowned comics scholar Bart Beaty divides the book into a hundred short chapters, each devoted to a different aspect of the Archie comics. Fans of the comics will be ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Series
Comics Culture
Condition
New
Weight
28g
Number of Pages
232
Place of Publication
New Brunswick, NJ, United States
ISBN
9780813590455
SKU
V9780813590455
Shipping Time
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Ref
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About Bart Beaty
Bart Beaty is a professor at the University of Calgary, where he heads the department of English. He has written several books, including Fredric Wertham and Critique of Mass Culture, Unpopular Culture: Transforming the European Comic Book in the 1990s, and Comics Versus Art.

Reviews for Twelve-Cent Archie: New edition with full color illustrations (Comics Culture)
Funny, insightful, and perfectly paced, this is a highly enjoyable volume of criticism, one that would be equally at home in the ivory tower or by the porcelain throne.
Quill and Quire exciting and often deeply funny
Neale Barnholden English Studies in Canada Fascinating
New York Magazine In its analytical vignettes on such a ... Read more

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