How Graphic Novels Work and What They MeanBook - 2008
Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. In Reading Comics , critic Douglas Wolk shows us why and how. Wolk illuminates the most dazzling creators of modern comics-from Alan Moore to Alison Bechdel to Chris Ware-and explains their roots, influences, and where they fit into the pantheon of art. As accessible to the hardcore fan as to the curious newcomer, Reading Comics is the first book for people who want to know not just which comics are worth reading, but ways to think and talk and argue about them.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Da Capo ; London : Perseus Running [distributor], 2008
Branch Call Number: YA 741.53 Wol
Alternative Title: How graphic novels work and what they mean
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