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Critical survey of graphic novels : heroes & superheroes

Author: Bart Beaty; Stephen Weiner
Publisher: Ipswich, Mass. : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc., [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Heroes and superheroes provides insight into more than 150 of the most popular and studied graphic novels. These essays look beyond the pop culture aspects of the medium to show the wide range of literary themes and artistic styles used to convey beliefs and conflicts, some harking back to ancient times. They challenge the researcher to see beyond the panels of a comic book, and show readers how the themes of  Read more...
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Critical survey of graphic novels : heroes & superheroes.
Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2018]
(OCoLC)1034570112
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bart Beaty; Stephen Weiner
ISBN: 9781682179086 1682179087
OCLC Number: 1056246412
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Volume 1. 100% - Lucifer --
volume 2. Madman - Y: the last man. Heroes v. 1 : 100% ; 100 bullets ; Alias ; All-star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder ; All-star Superman ; The amazing adventures of the Escapist ; American Flagg! ; Amulet: The Stonekeeper: Book 1 ; Animal man ; Astonishing X-Men ; Astro City ; The Authority ; B.P.R.D.: Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense ; Batman: Arkham asylum a serious house on serious earth ; Black and white, volume 1; Dark victory; The Dark Knight returns; The Dark Knight strikes again; The killing joke; The long Halloween; Year one; Year 100 ; Battling boy ; The Big Guy and Rusty the boy robot ; Bitch planet ; Black panther ; Black Panther: a nation under our feet ; Blacksad ; Blood: a tale ; Bloodstar ; Bone ; The books of magic ; The boys ; Brat pack ; Buffy the Vampire Slayer, season 8 ; Camelot 3000 ; Cerebus ; Conan ; Concrete ; Cosmic odyssey ; Criminal ; Crisis on Infinite Earths ; Daredevil ; Daredevil : Born again; The man without fear ; The death of Captain America ; The death of Captain Marvel ; Death: the high cost of living ; Demo ; DMZ ; Doom Patrol ; The Dylan Dog case files ; Earth X ; East of west ; Electra: assassin ; Elektra lives again ; ElfQuest ; Ex Machina ; Fables ; Fallen son: the death of Captain America ; The filth ; Give me liberty: an American dream ; The goon ; Green Arrow: year one ; Green Lantern-Green Arrow, the collection: Hard traveling heroes ; Green Lantern: secret origin ; Grendel ; Groo the Wanderer ; Hawkeye ; Hellblazer ; Hellboy ; His name is ... Savage! ; Hitman ; Human target ; Identity crisis ; Infinite crisis ; The infinity gauntlet ; Invincible ; The invisibles ; Jack Kirby's fourth world omnibus ; Joker ; Jon Sable, freelance ; Judge Dredd ; Just a pilgrim ; Justice League of America: the nail ; Kick-ass ; Kingdom come ; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen ; The life and times of Martha Washington in the twenty-first century ; Light brigade ; The losers ; Lucifer. Heroes v. 2 : Madman ; Mage: the hero discovered ; Marvel 1602 ; Marvel 1985 ; Marvels ; Marvel zombies ; The mask: omnibus, volume 1 ; Miracleman ; Monstress ; Moonshadow ; Ms. Marvel: no normal ; The nameless city ; The new frontier ; Nexus ; Omega the Unknown ; The originals ; Paper girls volume 1 ; Planetary ; Plastic Man: on the lam ; Powers ; Preacher ; Promethea ; Punisher MAX: the complete collection ; RASL ; The rocketeer ; Ronin ; Rose: prequel to Bone ; Runaways ; Saga ; The sandman ; Sandman mystery theatre ; Savage dragon ; Secret wars ; The silver surfer ; Spawn ; Spider-Man: Kraven's last hunt ; The spirit archives ; Superman: For all seasons; Red son; The man of steel ; Whatever happened to the man of tomorrow: ; Swamp thing ; Sword of the atom ; The new teen titans: the Judas contract ;Thor ; Tom Strong ; Top 10 ; Transmetropolitan ; The ultimates ; The unbeatable squirrel girl: squirrel power ; Uncle Sam ; V for vendetta ; Wanted ; Watchmen ; We3 ; Wolverine ; Wolverine origin ; Wonder Woman: love and murder; The circle ; X-Men: Days of future past ; God loves, man kills ; Riot at Xavier's ; The dark phoenix saga ; Y: the last man.
Other Titles: Heroes & superheroes
Heroes and superheroes
Responsibility: editors, Bart H. Beaty, Stephen Weiner.

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Provides in-depth insight into over 140 of the most popular and studied graphic novels. Researchers will be familiar with the characters and stories included in this collection, but will gain a  Read more...

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