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Comics and the City : Urban Space in Print, Picture, and Sequence.

Author: Jo ̈ Ahrens; Arno Meteling
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, 2010.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ahrens, Jö.
Comics and the City : Urban Space in Print, Picture, and Sequence.
New York : Bloomsbury Academic & Professional, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jo ̈ Ahrens; Arno Meteling
ISBN: 9781441130808 1441130802
OCLC Number: 1027162660
Notes: Includes international essays on possibly the most important aspect of the aesthetics and narratives of comics - urban topography and environment.
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Notes on the Contributors; Introduction; I: History, Comics, and the City; 1 â#x80;#x9C;Hully Gee, Iâ#x80;#x99;m a Hieroglypheâ#x80;#x9D; â#x80;#x94; Mobilizing the Gaze and the Invention of Comics in New York City, 1895; 2 Every Window Tells a Story: Remarks on the Urbanity of Early Comic Strips; 3 The City as Archive in Jason Lutesâ#x80;#x99;s Berlin; II: Retrofuturistic and Nostalgic Cities; 4 â#x80;#x9C;The Tomorrow That Never Wasâ#x80;#x9D; â#x80;#x94; Retrofuturism in the Comics of Dean Motter; 5 Remembrance of Things to Come: FranÃois Schuiten and Benoît Peetersâ#x80;#x99;s: Cities of the Fantastic. 6 Paris au pluriel: Depictions of the French Capital in Jacques Tardiâ#x80;#x99;s Comic Book WritingIII: Superhero Cities; 7 The Batmanâ#x80;#x99;s Gotham City"! Story, Ideology, Performance; 8 A Tale of Two Cities: Politics and Superheroics in Starman and Ex Machina; 9 The Radiant City: New York as Ecotopia in Promethea, Book V; 10 â#x80;#x9C;I Am New Yorkâ#x80;#x9D; â#x80;#x94; Spider-Man, New York City and the Marvel Universe; IV: Locations of Crime; 11 Will Eisner, Vaudevillian of the Cityscape; 12 â#x80;#x9C;A Fiction That We Must Inhabitâ#x80;#x9D; â#x80;#x94; Sense Production in Urban Spaces according to Alan Moore and Eddie Campbellâ#x80;#x99;s From Hell. 13 The Ordinary Urban: 100 Bullets and the Clichés of Mass CultureV: The City-Comic as a Mode of Reflection; 14 Seeing the City through a Frame: Marc- Antoine Mathieuâ#x80;#x99;s Acquefacques Comics; 15 Calisota or Bust: Duckburg vs. Entenhausen in the Comics of Carl Barks; 16 Enki Bilalâ#x80;#x99;s Woman Trap: Reflections on Authorship under the Shifting Boundaries between Order and Terror in the City.

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