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War stories : a graphic history

Author: Mike Conroy
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Collins Design, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first book to examine this genre of comics in depth, tracing the development of warfare--from Thermopylae to the Napoleonic Wars; the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars to World Wars I and II; and from the Korean and Vietnam Wars to modern day conflicts--through the eyes of some of comics' greatest creators. This lush and exciting visual compilation explores the history of global conflict--from the Alamo to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Graphic novels
War comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Conroy
ISBN: 9780061731129 : 0061731129
OCLC Number: 426147345
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Historical hostilities --
American blood, American soil --
World War I --
World War II --
Britain goes to war --
Korean and Vietnam wars --
Modern day conflicts --
Cover gallery.
Responsibility: Mike Conroy.

Abstract:

The first book to examine this genre of comics in depth, tracing the development of warfare--from Thermopylae to the Napoleonic Wars; the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars to World Wars I and II; and from the Korean and Vietnam Wars to modern day conflicts--through the eyes of some of comics' greatest creators. This lush and exciting visual compilation explores the history of global conflict--from the Alamo to Pearl Harbor, from Dunkirk to Iraq and Afghanistan--and features exquisite art from around the world.

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