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By Randy Duncan, Matthew J. Smith, Paul Levitz

Fully revised and up to date for its moment version, The energy of Comics continues to be the main authoritative advent to comedian books and photo novels – the background of the medium, its many kinds and manifestations and their position in modern tradition.

The re-creation comprises:

An increased old part bringing the tale of comedian books as much as the current and protecting the increase of the picture novel and the arrival of electronic comics
a brand new bankruptcy at the memoir style and a completely revised bankruptcy at the superhero style
A revised bankruptcy – “Exploring Meanings in comedian ebook Texts” – introduces scholars to the theoretical instruments they should learn comics significantly
learn pursuits, dialogue issues, actions and annotated extra studying courses in every one bankruptcy, supporting scholars grasp the subjects lined

Illustrated all through, with an intensive thesaurus of keywords, The energy of Comics also contains additional up-to-date assets to be had on-line at www.powerofcomics.com, together with extra essays, weblinks and pattern syllabi.

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