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Visions of the future in comics : international perspectives

Author: Francesco-Alessio Ursini; Adnan Mahmutović; Frank Bramlett
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of new essays explores the creative processes in comics production that bring plausible futures to the page. The contributors investigate portrayals in different stylistic traditions--manga, bande desinées--from a variety of theoretical perspectives. The disparate yet coherent picture that emerges documents the elaborate storylines and complex universes comics creators have been crafting for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Visions of the future in comics.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017
(DLC) 2017025902
(OCoLC)970023542
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francesco-Alessio Ursini; Adnan Mahmutović; Frank Bramlett
ISBN: 9781476629360 1476629366
OCLC Number: 1003641280
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: edited by Francesco-Alessio Ursini with Adnan Mahmutović and Frank Bramlett.

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Across generations and genres, comics have imagined different views of the future, from unattainable utopias to worrisome dystopias. These presaging narratives can be read as reflections of their  Read more...

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"A person who would appreciate insightful essays into both the nature of comics today and the nature of time itself will welcome this volume." - Magonia Review of Books, March 2017

 
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