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The British comic book invasion : Alan Moore, Warren Ellis, Grant Morrison and the evolution of the American style

Author: Jochen Ecke
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
Series: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 64.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Writers and artists in the highly competitive U.S. comics mainstream have always had to explore these questions but they were especially pressing in the 1980s. As comics readers grew older they started calling for more sophisticated stories. They were also no longer just following the adventures of popular characters--writers and artists with distinctive styles were in demand. DC Comics and Marvel went looking for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Alan Moore; Grant Morrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jochen Ecke
ISBN: 9781476674155 1476674159
OCLC Number: 1074244673
Description: viii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 64.
Responsibility: Jochen Ecke.

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Explores the relationship between the works of British comic `mavericks' such as Alan Moore and the mainstream comic book style that was dominant at the time - how the British Invasion subverted the  Read more...

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