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The Resource The American comic book, editor, Joseph Michael Sommers, Central Michigan University

The American comic book, editor, Joseph Michael Sommers, Central Michigan University

Label
The American comic book
Title
The American comic book
Statement of responsibility
editor, Joseph Michael Sommers, Central Michigan University
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The American comic book was one of the most important entertainment forms of the twentieth century in America. Beginning as medium that reprinted popular newspaper comic strips, during the decade of the Great Depression the comic book saw the development of the superhero in characters such as Superman and Batman. The American comic book would go on to feature a wide variety of stories, ranging from horror tales, to Westerns, to love romances, to funny animal stories. During its heyday in the decade following World War II, the comic book rivaled film, radio, and television in popularity. Today, comics continue to inspire the development of the most popular movies and television programs. - Publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DON
Dewey number
741.5/973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6725
LC item number
.A45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sommers, Joseph Michael
Series statement
Critical insights
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Comic
  • USA
Label
The American comic book, editor, Joseph Michael Sommers, Central Michigan University
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
On the American comic book / Joseph Michael Sommers -- Critical contexts. The American comic book : a brief history / Daniel Clark & Krystal Howard -- Hiding the forbidden fruit : comics censorship in the United States / Kim Munson -- US comics, moral capital, and social change : 1954-2014 / Matt Bryant Cheney -- The rhetorical construction and negotiation of cultural difference in American nonfiction comics / Daniel Lawson -- Critical readings. Negotiating popular genres in comic books : an impossible mission. Against all odds. Yet, somehow, the chapter is saved! / Joseph Michael Sommers -- The improbability of assignment : arriving at a golden age of comic books / Joseph Darowski -- The silver age playbook : minting the modern superhero / Matthew J. Smith -- Rust and revitalization : the so-called bronze and modern ages of comics / Kyle Eveleth -- From the mainstream to the margins : independent comics find a voice / Kim Munson -- From the page to the tablet : digital media and the comic book / Philip Smith -- Fantasy elsewheres, sutured realities, and the end of camp : comics in contemporary film and television / Owen R. Horton & A.J. Shackelford -- Comic fandom throughout the ages / Forrest C. Helvie -- Waiting for Wonder Woman : the problematic history of comic book women and their cinematic doubles / Katherine E. Whaley & Justin Wigard
Control code
892340537
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781619252264
Lccn
2014936877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)892340537
Label
The American comic book, editor, Joseph Michael Sommers, Central Michigan University
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
On the American comic book / Joseph Michael Sommers -- Critical contexts. The American comic book : a brief history / Daniel Clark & Krystal Howard -- Hiding the forbidden fruit : comics censorship in the United States / Kim Munson -- US comics, moral capital, and social change : 1954-2014 / Matt Bryant Cheney -- The rhetorical construction and negotiation of cultural difference in American nonfiction comics / Daniel Lawson -- Critical readings. Negotiating popular genres in comic books : an impossible mission. Against all odds. Yet, somehow, the chapter is saved! / Joseph Michael Sommers -- The improbability of assignment : arriving at a golden age of comic books / Joseph Darowski -- The silver age playbook : minting the modern superhero / Matthew J. Smith -- Rust and revitalization : the so-called bronze and modern ages of comics / Kyle Eveleth -- From the mainstream to the margins : independent comics find a voice / Kim Munson -- From the page to the tablet : digital media and the comic book / Philip Smith -- Fantasy elsewheres, sutured realities, and the end of camp : comics in contemporary film and television / Owen R. Horton & A.J. Shackelford -- Comic fandom throughout the ages / Forrest C. Helvie -- Waiting for Wonder Woman : the problematic history of comic book women and their cinematic doubles / Katherine E. Whaley & Justin Wigard
Control code
892340537
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781619252264
Lccn
2014936877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)892340537

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