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Weiner, Stephen. Faster than a Speeding Bullet: The rise of the graphic novel. New York: NBM, 2003. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1561633674
BibTeX citation key: Weiner2003
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Categories: General
Keywords: Format, Historical account, USA
Creators: Weiner
Publisher: NBM (New York)
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Table of Contents

Will Eisner: Foreword (ix)
Preface (xi)

1. The First Comics: Americans Embrace a New Art Form (1)
2. The 1950s: The Shadow of McCarthyism (5)
3. The 1960s: Troubled Heroes for Troubled Times (9)
4. The Comic Book Store: Fans Find a Home (13)
5. The Graphic Novel: Comics Take Themselves Seriously (17)
6. Trade Publishers and Comics: An Uneasy Alliance (21)
7. Opening the Gates: The Comics Field Grows (25)
8. The New Heroes: Would You Let this Man Marry Your Sister? (29)
9. Ata: Surviving and Thriving (35)
10. The Sandman: A New Mythology (39)
11. Bone Wars: The Paradigm Shifts into High Gear (43)
12. Understanding Comics: The Dream of a Common Language (47)
13. A Message in a Bottle: Notes from the Underground (51)
14. The Future: Ready, Set, It’s Coming (59)

Further Reading (63)

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