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Graphic novels: history & criticism

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Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback. From personal recollections from author's surviving family, long-time friends, and industry legends, to rare interviews with himself (where he discusses his career, artistic technique, triumphs, frustrations, and love of drawing), this book features full of insight into - and first-hand anecdotes from - the early days of Marvel Comics. Editor(s): Nolen-Weathington, Eric. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: AGB; AKLC; BGF; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 282 x 17. Weight in Grams: 774.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
TwoMorrows Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781605490588
ISBN
9781605490588
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 36.81

Paperback. Based on the Comics: Philosophy and Practice conference held at the University of Chicago in 2012, this title includes essays from prominent scholars on topics such as media archaeology, theories of the image, popular forms, the history of aesthetics, and transmedia dynamics in nineteenth-, twentieth-, and early twenty-first-century contexts. Editor(s): Chute, Hillary L.; Jagoda, Patrick. Num Pages: 272 pages, 97 colour plates, 110 line drawings. BIC Classification: DSB; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 255 x 179 x 19. Weight in Grams: 642.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226208466
ISBN
9780226208466
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 15.71

Hardback. Series: Gender and Culture Series. Num Pages: 296 pages, Color insert and 62 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSBH; FZG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 23. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231172745
ISBN
9780231172745
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 103.04
€ 78.54

Paperback. The first look at the philosophy behind the Captain America comics and movies, publishing in advance of the movie release of Captain America: The Winter Solider in April 2014. In The Virtues of Captain America, philosopher and long-time comics fan Mark D. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FZG; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 18. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118619261
ISBN
9781118619261
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 19.81

Paperback. Editor(s): Lunning, Frenchy. Series: Mechademia. Num Pages: 184 pages, 32 halftones, 13 colour photos. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; AKLC; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 180 x 12. Weight in Grams: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816649457
ISBN
9780816649457
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 21.68

Hardback. Editor(s): Heimermann, Mark; Tullis, Brittany. Series: World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction Series. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJ; 3JM; DSY; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887. Weight in Grams: 528.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9781477311615
ISBN
9781477311615
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 97.31

Paperback. Editor(s): Heimermann, Mark; Tullis, Brittany. Series: World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction Series. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJ; 3JM; DSY; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887. Weight in Grams: 528.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9781477311622
ISBN
9781477311622
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.16

Hardback. Series: Postmillennial Pop. Num Pages: 316 pages, 15 black & white illustrations, 28 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: FZG; JHB; WCS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 626.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
316
Condition
New
SKU
V9781479814336
ISBN
9781479814336
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 102.78

paperback. Looks at the prolific Golden Age publisher which spawned a treasure trove of beautiful art and classic characters, including the modern-day "Freedom Fighters" - Uncle Sam, Phantom Lady, Black Condor, The Ray, Human Bomb, and Doll Man - now under the DC Comics umbrella. This title also reprints several 1940s key stories of these characters. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FXS; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 277 x 213 x 22. Weight in Grams: 794.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
TwoMorrows Publishing United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781605490373
ISBN
9781605490373
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.89

Paperback. Plugged In! Comics Professionals Working in the Video Game Industry. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: FX; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 279 x 9. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
TwoMorrows Publishing United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781605490472
ISBN
9781605490472
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 17.27

Paperback. Presents the history and bibliography of the 1970s independent comic, highlighting its importance to the comics field. This book also features stories from Star Reach and its sister magazine Imagine, including the first Gideon Faust story by Before Watchmen writer Len Wein and The Shadow artist Howard Chaykin and more. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AGB; AKLC; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 276 x 217 x 12. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
TwoMorrows Publishing United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781605490519
ISBN
9781605490519
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 26.36

Paperback. The 1980s saw Stan Lee's retreat to the West Coast, Jim Shooter's rise and fall as editor-in-chief, the twin triumphs of Frank Miller and John Byrne, the challenge of independent publishers, and the weakening hold of the Comics Code Authority that led to the company's creative downfall - and ultimately the marginalization of the industry itself. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 280 x 20. Weight in Grams: 640.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
TwoMorrows Publishing United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781605490595
ISBN
9781605490595
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 27.04

Paperback. This collection of essays explores the social and cultural aspects of steampunk, examining the various manifestations of this multi-faceted genre, in order to better understand the steampunk sub-culture and its effect on-and interrelationship with-popular culture and the wider society. Editor(s): Taddeo, Professor Julie Anne; Miller, Cynthia J. Num Pages: 360 pages, 48 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: AS; DSK; FZG; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 508.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810893153
ISBN
9780810893153
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.70

Hardcover. Collected interviews with the comics creator of "Madman" and "iZombie" Editor(s): Irving, Christopher. Series: Conversations with Comic Artists. Num Pages: 192 pages, , black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FZG; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 14. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University Press of Mississippi United States
Edition
1st
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781496803269
ISBN
9781496803269
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 127.63
€ 113.58

Paperback. The marvelous recovery of neglected black artists and their awesome body of comics creativity Num Pages: 178 pages. BIC Classification: FZG; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 128. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University Press of Mississippi
Condition
New
SKU
V9781496804853
ISBN
9781496804853
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 38.57

Publisher
United States
Edition
First Printing
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9781604731095
ISBN
9781604731095
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 28.51

Since its debut on March 27, 1972, Funky Winkerbean has chronicled the lives of a group of students from the fictitious Westview High School. This second volume, which presents strips from 1975, 1976, and 1977, sees the comic strip rounding into the form that will carry it into its middle years. Num Pages: 504 pages, illustrations. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 188 x 251 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1179.
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Kent State University Press United States
Number of pages
504
Condition
New
SKU
V9781606351512
ISBN
9781606351512
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 57.32
€ 52.89

Hardcover.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University Press of Mississippi United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781617037818
ISBN
9781617037818
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 127.63
€ 113.90

Paperback. Alan Moore is an acclaimed and controversial writer to emerge since the late 1970s. This volume argues that Moore employs the comic form to dissect the literary canon, the tradition of the comic book, contemporary society, and our understanding of history. Num Pages: 192 pages, 40 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FX; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University Press of Mississippi United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9781604732139
ISBN
9781604732139
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 25.40

Hardback. Since its debut on March 27, 1972, Funky Winkerbean has chronicled the lives of a group of students from the fictitious Westview High School. This first of a multi-volume series presents the strip's first three years, introducing the title character, Funky, and his friends, including band director Harry L. Dinkle. Series: Kent State Uni Press: Black Squirrel Book. Num Pages: 486 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 216 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1000.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Kent State University Press United States
Number of pages
486
Condition
New
SKU
V9781606351123
ISBN
9781606351123
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 57.32
€ 52.89

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