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Ndalianis, Angela. "The Frenzy of the Visible in Comic Book Worlds." Animation 4. (2009): 237–48. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1177/1746847709344789
BibTeX citation key: Ndalianis2009a
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Astro Boy", "X-Men", Japan, Manga, Narratology, Space, Superhero, Tezuka. Osamu, USA
Creators: Ndalianis
Collection: Animation
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Abstract
This article argues that the comic book form is anything but static. The panels that litter its pages are riddled with a dynamism and motion that presents its own unique articulation of time and space. Some of the narrative action represented within a comic book panel can ‘freeze’ time, but other panels — while remaining visually static as still images on a page — open up complex depictions of time and space that create modes of perception that are particular to comics. The comic represents the animated flux of time and space through stasis.
  
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