Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Reading comics : how graphic novels work and what they mean

Author: Douglas Wolk
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo : London : Perseus Running [distributor] , 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Critic Douglas Wolk showshow comic books have impacted upon contemporary culture. He illuminates the most dazzling creators of modern comics and introduces a critical theory that explains where each fits into the pantheon of art. 'Reading Comics' is accessible to the hardcore fan as well as the curious newcomer.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Wolk
ISBN: 0306815095 9780306815096 9780306816161 0306816164
OCLC Number: 1158419374
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 416 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Douglas Wolk.

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Suddenly, comics are everywhere: filling bookshelves with innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. This book shows us why this is and how it came to be.  Read more...

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"(A) welcome contribution to the field." Metro "(Douglas Wolk) writes sensitively about the awe-inspiring amount of time and effort it takes to write and draw a graphic novel, an ill-rewarded job Read more...

 
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