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Beaty, Bart and Benjamin Woo. The Greatest Comic Book of All Time: Symbolic Capital and the Field of American Comic Books. Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels. New York [etc.]: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-53162-9
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-137-56196-1
BibTeX citation key: Beaty2016
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Keywords: Bourdieu. Pierre, Canon, USA
Creators: Beaty, Woo
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (New York [etc.])
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Bart Beaty and Benjamin Woo work to historicize why it is that certain works or creators have come to define the notion of a “quality comic book,” while other works and creators have been left at the fringes of critical analysis.

Table of Contents

1. What If the Greatest Comic Book of All Time Were … (1)
2. Maus by Art Spiegelman? (17)
3. A Short Story by Robert Crumb? (27)
4. A Superhero Story by Jack Kirby? (43)
5. Written by Alan Moore? (53)
6. The Cage by Martin Vaughn-James? (65)
7. By Rob Liefeld? (73)
8. An Archie Comic? (85)
9. Not by a White Man? (97)
10. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi? (109)
11. Dave Sim’s Cerebus? (121)
12. Hicksville by Dylan Horrocks? (133)

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