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Critical survey of graphic novels : independents & underground classics

Author: Bart Beaty; Stephen Weiner
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Series: Critical survey of graphic novels.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Independents & Underground Classics offers over 215 essays covering graphic novels and core comics series, focusing on the independents and underground genre that form today's canon for academic coursework and library collections. Critical Survey of Graphic Novels series aims to collect the preeminent graphic novels and core comics series that form today's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bart Beaty; Stephen Weiner
ISBN: 9781682179130 1682179133 9781682179147 1682179141 9781682179154 168217915X 9781682179161 1682179168
OCLC Number: 1048948228
Description: 3 volumes (xix, 1063 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Volume 1. A.D.: New Orleans after the deluge-Houdini: the handcuff king --
volume 2. Ice haven-Shenzhen: a travelogue from China --
volume 3. Shortcomings-Zot! Volume 1. A.D.: New Orleans after the deluge --
Adventures of Luther Arkwright, the --
Adventures of Tintin, the --
Age of bronze: the story of the Trojan War --
Age of reptiles --
Airtight garage of Jerry Cornelius --
Alan's war: the memories of G.I. Alan Cope --
Alec: the years have pants --
Alice in sunderland: an entertainment --
Aliens --
American born Chinese --
American splendor: from off the streets of Cleveland --
Anya's ghost --
Arrival, the --
Asterios polyp --
Asterix --
Aya of Ypopugon --
Bacchus --
Ballad of Doctor Richardson, the --
Berlin: city of stones --
Black hole --
Blackmark --
Blankets: an illustrated novel --
Blueberry --
Bone --
Book of Genesis, the --
Boulevard of broken dreams, the --
Box office poison --
Boxers and saints --
Burma chronicles --
Cages --
Cancer vixen: a true story --
Cartoon history of the universe, the --
Castle waiting --
Chicken with plums --
City of glass --
Clumsy --
Color trilogy, the --
Complete Essex County, the --
Complete Fritz the Cat, the --
Contract with God, and other tenement stories, a --
Curious case of Benjamin Button, the --
David Boring --
Dead memory --
Dear Julia --
Deogratias: a tale of Rwanda --
Diary of a mosquito abatement man --
Dropsie Avenue: the neighborhood --
Dykes to watch out for --
Ed the Happy Clown: the definitive Ed Book --
Elk's run --
Embroideries --
Epileptic --
Ethel and Ernest: a true story --
Exit wounds --
Far Arden --
Fax from Sarajevo: a story of survival --
The fixer: a story from Sarajevo --
Flaming carrot comics --
Flood! A novel in pictures --
Footnotes in Gaza: a graphic novel --
Frank book, the --
Friends with boys --
From hell: being a melodrama in sixteen parts --
Fun home: a family tragicomic --
Gemma Bovery --
Get a life --
Ghost world --
Give it up! and other short stories --
Glacial period --
Golem's mighty swing, the --
Goliath --
Good-bye, chunky rice --
Hard boiled --
Harum scarum --
Harvey Kurtzman's jungle book: or, up from the apes! (and right back down) --
Hate --
Haunted --
He done her wrong: the great American novel - and not a word in it --
Hey, wait --
Hicksville --
History of violence, a --
Home after dark --
Houdini: the handcuff king. Volume 2. Ice haven --
Incognegro: a graphic mystery --
I never liked you: a comic-strip narrative --
In the shadow of No Towers --
It rhymes with lust --
It's a bird... --
It's a good life, if you don't weaken: a picture novella --
It was the war of the trenches --
Jar of fools: a picture story --
Jew in Communist Prague, a: 1. loss of innocence --
Jew of New York, the: a historical romance --
Jimmy Corrigan: the smartest kid on Earth --
Journey: the adventures of Wolverine MacAlistaire --
Journey into Mohawk Country --
Julius Knipl, real estate photographer: stories --
Kabuki --
Kafka --
Kampung boy --
Kane --
King: a comics biography --
Kings in disguise --
Laika --
La perdida --
Last day in Vietnam: a memory --
Leave it to chance --
Life and times of Scrooge McDuck, the --
LIfe sucks --
Like a velvet glove cast in iron --
Long time relationship --
Lost cause: John Wesley Hardin, the Taylor-Sutton feud, and reconstruction Texas --
Lost girl --
Lost girls --
Louis Riel: a comic-strip biography --
Love and rockets --
Lucky --
Mail order bride --
Market day --
Maus: a survivor's tale --
Metropol: the complete series + Metropol A.D. --
Minor miracles: long ago and once upon a time back when uncles were heroic, cousins were clever, and miracles happened on every block --
Monologues for the coming plague --
Mouse guard --
My mommy is in America and she met Buffalo Bill --
Nat Turner --
Night fisher --
9/11 report, the: a graphic adaptation --
Notes for a war story --
Omaha the cat dancer --
One! Hundred! Demons! --
Our cancer year --
Owly --
Palestine --
Palomar: the heartbreak soup stories --
Passionate journey --
Paul --
Paying for it: a comic-strip memoir about being a john --
Pedro and me: friendship, loss, and what I learned --
Percy Gloom --
Perfect example --
Persepolis --
Photographer, the: into war-torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders --
Plain Janes, the --
Predator --
Pride of Baghdad: inspired by a true story --
Pyongyang: a journey in North Korea --
Queen and country --
Rabbi's cat, the --
Rex Mundi --
Richard Stark's Parker --
Road to perdition --
Robot dreams --
Rose --
Roughneck --
Safe area Goraz̆de: the war in Eastern Bosnia 1992-95 --
Scary godmother: the boo flu --
Scott Pilgrim --
Schenzhen: a travelogue from China. Volume 3. Shortcomings --
Shutterbug follies --
Signal to noise --
Sin City --
Skim --
Skitzy: the story of Floyd W. Skitzafroid --
Sloth --
Small killing, a --
Smile --
Exit stage left: the Snagglepuss chronicles --
Snowman, the --
Stitches: a memoir --
Strangers in paradise --
Stray bullets --
Stray toasters --
Streak of chalk --
Stuck rubber baby --
Sucke: the status of basil --
Summer blonde --
Summer of love, the --
System, the --
Tale of one bad rat, the --
Tales of the beanworld: a most peculiar comic book experience --
Tamara Drewe --
Tank Girl --
30 days of night --
Three fingers --
300 --
Three shadows --
Tragical comedy or comical tragedy of Mr. Punch, the --
Transit --
Treasury of Victorian murder, a --
Tricked --
Twentieth century eightball --
Usagi Yojimbo --
Violent cases --
Walking dead, the --
Wall, the: growing up behind the Iron Curtain --
Waltz with Bashir: a Lebanon war story --
We are on our own --
What it is --
When the wind blows --
Whiteout --
Why I hate Saturn --
Wilson --
Xenozoic tales --
Yossel --
You are here --
You'll never know: book one: a good and decent man --
Zombies vs robots --
Zot! The complete black and white collection, 1987-1991. Appendixes : Bibliography --
Guide to online resources --
Timeline --
Major awards --
Works by artist --
Works by author --
Works by publisher --
Index.
Series Title: Critical survey of graphic novels.
Other Titles: Independents & underground classics
Independents and underground classics
Responsibility: editors, Bart H. Beaty, University of Calgary ; Stephen Weiner, Maynard Massachusetts.

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Offers 225 essays covering graphic novels and core comics series, focusing on the independents and underground genre that form today's canon for academic coursework and library collections.  Read more...

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