Powell, Jason. The Best There is at What He Does: Examining chris claremont’s x-men. Edwardsville: Sequart Research & Literacy Organization, 2016.
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Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 9781940589121
BibTeX citation key: Powell2016
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Keywords: "X-Men", Claremont. Chris, Seriality, Superhero, USA
Publisher: Sequart Research & Literacy Organization (Edwardsville)
The X-Men franchise is a sprawling comic-book mythology, to which hundreds of creators have contributed material over the past 50 years. The period from 1975 to 1991 is special, however, as the X-Men universe was guided by the voice of one writer, who wrote every single issue of The Uncanny X-Men during that span. His name is Chris Claremont, and he made the X-Men what it is today.
The Best There is at What He Does is an appreciation of the long-term narrative Claremont lovingly crafted month after month, over the course of nearly 17 years. Proceeding chronologically through the issues, this exhaustive overview analyzes the trends, arcs, and themes that emerge throughout his landmark comics opus.
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