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Leong, Tim: Super Graphic. A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2013. (192 S.) 
Added by: joachim (2013-10-03 16:29)   
Resource type: Book
Languages: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1452113882
BibTeX citation key: Leong2013
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Categories: General
Keywords: Statistics
Creators: Leong
Publisher: Chronicle Books (San Francisco)
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The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine’s art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. Super Graphic offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books, and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world of comics.
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