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Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book
How is it that comic books - the once-reviled form of lowbrow popular culture - are now the rage for Hollywood blockbusters, the basis for best-selling video games, and the inspiration for literary graphic novels? In Demanding Respect, Paul Lopes imm...
We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire
Walt Kelly (1913-1973) is one of the most respected and innovative American cartoonists of the twentieth century. His long-running Pogo newspaper strip has been cited by modern comics artists and scholars as one of the best ever. Cartoonists Bill Wat...
The Avengers and Philosophy: Earth's Mightiest Thinkers
An engaging look at the philosophical underpinnings of Earth's Mightiest Heroes.
Avengers assemble! Tackling intriguing dilemmas and issues that no single great philosopher can withstand, this powerful book enlists the brainpower of an A-list team ...
Iron Man and Philosophy: Facing the Stark Reality
The first look at the philosophy behind the Iron Man comics and movies. On the surface, Iron Man appears to be a straightforward superhero, another rich guy fighting crime with fancy gadgets. But beneath the shiny armor and flashy technology lies Ton...
Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books
Originally published in France and long sought in English translation, Jean-Paul Gabilliet's Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books documents the rise and development of the American comic book industry from the 1930s to the pr...
Sense of Wonder
A fascinating story of growing up as a gay fan of comic books in the 1960s, building a 50-year career as an award-winning writer, and interacting with acclaimed comic book legends
Award-winning writer Bill Schelly relates how comics and fandom saved ...
Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth
For 75 years, Wonder Woman has served as an inspiration to people everywhere. Wonder Woman Psychology: Lassoing the Truth examines this powerful superhero - who was created by famous psychologist William Moulton Marston - through 20 chapters, includi...
Spider-Man and Philosophy: The Web of Inquiry
Untangle the complex web of philosophical dilemmas of Spidey and his world - in time for the release of The Amazing Spider-Man movie.
Since Stan Lee and Marvel introduced Spider-Man in Amazing Fantasy 15 in 1962, everyone's favorite webslinger has ...
Garry Trudeau: Doonesbury and the Aesthetics of Satire
Since 1968, Garry Trudeau (b. 1948) has brought his brand of political satire to bear on public figures, movie stars, heads of state, and even on himself. Trudeau has also advocated for artists' rights and challenged industry norms while keeping a de...
Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle Between Marvel and Dc - Library Edition
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ean: 9781478997375, isbn: 1478997370,
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The first in-depth, behind the scenes book treatment of the rivalry between the two comic book giants.The most bruising battle in the superhero world isn't between spandex-clad characters; it's between the publishers themselves. For more than 50 year...
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