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critical survey of the American comic book medium from 1970 to the present day.

Sean Eckett

critical survey of the American comic book medium from 1970 to the present day.

by Sean Eckett

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Written in English


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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Communication Arts and Design.
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Open LibraryOL13859006M

People were hesitant to believe that a comic book could contain literary elements, and yet as soon as new readers were given the opportunity to examine the comic’s themes, sequences, and ideas they quickly began to see that the American comic was something more than they previously thought it to be, and if Watchmen was capable of elevating.   Daredevil #1 was a key moment on his journey to the top of Marvel's creative mountain and a forerunner for the Ultimate line. But, even more important, is the other half of the book's creative team. Long time comic book fan and successful filmmaker, Kevin Smith, blazed a trail for writers from outside the medium.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: On the American comic book / Joseph Michael Sommers --Critical 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: . fledgling comic book industry. It is the publication of ACTION #1 that marks the beginning of the “Golden Age” of comics. The reason for Superman’s instant popularity in the late s is obvious: during this time, America was a nation of immi-grants. People were coming from all over the world in search of “The American Dream.”.

Vintage Comic Book Ads of the s. Comic Book Ads of the s. | | | |» | | | —» 1 2 3. One of the most popular comic book characters to be introduced during this time was Marvel Comic's Conan the Barbarian which was originally created by Robert E. Howard during the 's. Marvel and DC also created comics based on movies like Jaws and A Space Oddessy and even on people like Pope John Paul II.


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The introduction brings the book up to date with explorations of the latest innovations, particularly the graphic novel. 1 Gil Kane. Gil Kane (April 6, – Janu ), born Eli Katz, was a comic book artist whose career spanned the s to the s and every major comics company and character.

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American comic book chronicles: the s, [Jason Sacks; Jim Beard; Dave Dykema; Keith Dallas; John Wells, (Comic book historian)] -- The s: an age of great artistic highs and deep financial lows. It was an era of the expression of personal voices, and one of the most tumultuous decades in the comics industry.