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ISBN-10: 0313397511

ISBN-13: 9780313397516

Comics and image novels have lately turn into substantial enterprise, serving because the proposal for blockbuster Hollywood video clips similar to the Iron Man sequence of flicks and the hit tv drama The strolling Dead. yet comics were well known during the twentieth century regardless of the numerous results of the limitations of the Comics Code in position from the Nineteen Fifties via Seventies, which prohibited the depiction of zombies and use of the note "horror," between many different ideas. Comics via Time: A historical past of Icons, Idols, and Ideas offers scholars and common readers a one-stop source for getting to know subject matters, genres, works, and artists of comedian books, comedian strips, and image novels.

The accomplished and wide insurance of this set is geared up chronologically by means of quantity.
Volume 1 covers 1960 and earlier
Volume 2 covers 1960–1980
Volume 3 covers 1980–1995
Volume 4 covers 1995 to the present

The chronological divisions supply readers a feeling of the evolution of comics in the better contexts of yankee tradition and background.

The alphabetically prepared entries in each one quantity tackle themes resembling comics publishing, characters, imprints, genres, subject matters, titles, artists, writers, and extra. whereas particular consciousness is paid to American comics, the entries additionally contain assurance of British, eastern, and ecu comics that experience motivated illustrated storytelling of the USA or are of specified curiosity to American readers.

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