The Meaning of Superhero Comic Books

The Meaning of Superhero Comic Books

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qThis volume details how the workings of the superhero comics industry and the conventions of the medium have developed a culture like that of traditional epic storytelling. By revealing how contemporary superhero comics connect traditional aesthetics and postmodern theories, this work explains why the superhero comic book flourishes in the qnew traditionalq shape of the digital ageq--Provided by publisher.The approach to illustration practiced within the medium of superhero comic books proceeds upon, activates, and encourages a ... The limitations of the comic book length and page size necessitate creative possibilities in illustration and panelanbsp;...

Title:The Meaning of Superhero Comic Books
Author:Terrence R. Wandtke
Publisher:McFarland - 2012-06-08


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