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The rough guide to graphic novels

Author: Danny Fingeroth
Publisher: London ; New York : Rough Guides : Distributed by the Penguin Group, 2008.
Series: Rough Guides reference guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels is the ultimate companion to the expanding world of the 'literary comic book'. The guide explores the medium's history, from sequential art in Egyptian tombs, through the superhero boom of the 1940s to the birth of the graphic novel movement and the latest online offerings. It contains all you need to know about the best and rest with 60 must-read graphic novels, including the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fingeroth, Danny.
Rough guide to graphic novels.
London ; New York : Rough Guides : Distributed by the Penguin Group, 2008
(OCoLC)681051310
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Fingeroth
ISBN: 9781843539933 1843539934 9781848360105 184836010X
OCLC Number: 227278006
Description: viii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: What is a graphic novel? --
The history --
For art's sake / an original graphic novel by Danny Fingeroth and Roger Langridge --
The canon : the sixty best graphic novels --
The icons : legendary writers, artists and publishers --
Manga : Japanese graphic novels --
The bigger picture : film adaptations, graphic classics and online comics.
Series Title: Rough Guides reference guides.
Other Titles: Graphic novels
Responsibility: by Danny Fingeroth.

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A companion to the world of the 'literary comic book'. It includes the mediums' history, from sequential art in Egyptian tombs, through the superhero boom of the 1940s to the birth of the graphic  Read more...

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