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Icons of the American comic book : from Captain America to Wonder Woman

Author: Randy Duncan; Matthew J Smith
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2013.
Series: Greenwood icons.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic booksand the creators of these icons of our culturereflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Icons of the American comic book.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2013
(DLC) 2012034779
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Duncan; Matthew J Smith
ISBN: 0313399247 9780313399244
OCLC Number: 829387631
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xv, 920 pages)) : illustrations.
Contents: V. 1, Neal Adams ; American splendor ; Aquaman ; Archie Andrews ; Arkham Asylum ; Carl Barks ; Batgirl ; Batman ; Black Panther ; Blade ; Bone ; Captain America ; Captain Marvel ; Classics illustrated ; Daniel Clowes ; Comic-Con International ; A contract with God ; Crime does not pay ; Robert Crumb ; Dark Horse Comics ; DC Comics ; Dell Comics ; Steve Ditko ; Doctor Doom ; EC Comics ; Will Eisner ; Fabulous furry freak brothers ; Fanboy ; Fantagraphics ; Fantastic Four ; Flash ; From Hell ; Neil Gaiman ; Larry Gonick ; Green Lantern ; Green Lantern/Green Arrow ; Heavy metal ; Hellboy ; Hulk ; Image comics ; Iron man ; Jack Kirby's fourth world ; The joker ; Kane, Bob, and Bill Finger ; Katy Keene ; The killing joke ; Jack Kirby ; Joe Kubert ; Harvey Kurtzman --
v. 2, Stan Lee ; Lex Luthor ; Little Lulu ; Lois Lane ; Mad ; Maus ; Marvel Comics ; Scott McCLoud ; Todd McFarlane ; Milestone Comics ; Frank Miller ; MLJ/Archie ; Alan Moore ; Grant Morrison ; Mr. Natural ; Palestine ; Plastic man ; Pogo ; The punisher ; RAW ; Richie Rich ; Robin ; Romance Comics ; Rorschach ; Alex Ross ; Joe Sacco ; The sandman ; Scott Pilgrim ; Sgt. Rock ; Sheena, queen of the jungle ; Siegel, Jerry, and Joe Shuster ; Spider-man ; Art Spiegelman ; Jim Steranko ; Supergirl ; Superman ; Swamp thing ; Tales from the crypt ; Teenage mutant ninja turtles ; The thing ; Alex Toth ; Uncle Scrooge ; Chris Ware ; Jim Warren ; Watchmen ; Fredric Wertham ; Wizard : the guide to comics ; Wolverine ; Wonder woman ; X-men ; Zap Comix.
Series Title: Greenwood icons.
Responsibility: Randy Duncan and Matthew J. Smith, editors.

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