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Encyclopedia of comic books and graphic novels

Author: M Keith Booker
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, 2010.
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This work is a reference book compiled about the rich and enduring genre of comic books and graphic novels, from their emergence in the 1930s to their late-century breakout into the mainstream. Comic books have captivated readers since the Famous Funnies of 1930s and have remained popular ever since, even through the censorious 1950s when they were considered to be corrupting the nation's youth. But with the advent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of comic books and graphic novels.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, 2010
(OCoLC)743250920
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Keith Booker
ISBN: 9780313357466 0313357463 9780313357473 0313357471 9780313357480 031335748X 9780313357497 0313357498 9780313357503 0313357501 9780313357510 031335751X
OCLC Number: 501321059
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Alphabetical list of entries --
Topical list of entries --
Preface --
The encyclopedia --
Selected general resources --
About the editor and the contributors --
Index. v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: M. Keith Booker, editor.

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