Reading Comics

Reading Comics

How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean

Book - 2007
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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.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, c2007.
ISBN: 9780306815096
0306815095
Characteristics: viii, 405 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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Dec 07, 2013

It is not an exceptional review about theory and history - but it does provide some insight into comics. Its cursory introductions into past and current creators [Bechdel, Eisner, Hernandez bros, Ware etc.] is interesting. and worthwhile. Nice selection of styles.

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