Wolk, Douglas. Reading Comics. How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean. Cambridge: Da Capo, 2007.
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Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 9780306815096
BibTeX citation key: Wolk2007b
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Keywords: Collection of essays, France, Introduction, Review, United Kingdom, USA
Publisher: Da Capo (Cambridge)
The volume contains two sections: “Theory and History”, an explanation of comics as a medium and an overview of its evolution, and “Reviews and Commentary”, a diverse examination of creators and works. The second section spans Will Eisner’s pioneering efforts as well as the groundbreaking modern comics by the Hernandez brothers, Chris Ware and Alison Bechdel.
Table of Contents
I. Theory and history (1)
II. Reviews and commentary (135)
Afterword: The Rough Wave and the Smooth Wave (365)
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