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Scott, Randall W. European Comics in English Translation. A Descriptive Sourcebook. Jefferson, London: McFarland, 2002. (395 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0786412054
BibTeX citation key: Scott2002
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Categories: General
Keywords: Bibliography, Europe, Translation
Creators: Scott
Publisher: McFarland (Jefferson, London)
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Abstract
European comic authors produced a steady stream of comic material throughout the twentieth century, but gained the world’s notice in 1975 when the French magazine Métal Hurlant was founded. A new generation of artists and writers had begun. Soon publishers were producing translations of the new comics into other languages, including English, and comics creators everywhere were inspired to innovation. This is a reference work, arranged by artist or writer, to European comics from the last quarter of the twentieth century that have been translated from any European language into English. It contains a variety of material, from the innocent imperialism of Hergé’s Tintin to the sadistic murder for hire in Bernet’s Torpedo. Albums by a single creator or artist-and-writer team of European origin are the focus; comics in periodicals and anthologies with multiple contributors are excluded. Each entry provides a plot abstract and various notes about the original comic. An author index provides brief biographical information. There is a comprehensive general index.

Table of Contents

Introduction (1)
Albums and Annotations (alphabetical by artist and serially numbered) (5)
Sources Consulted and Further Reading (327)
Author and Translator Notes and Index (329)
General Index (363)


  
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