Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels



Forthan A Century The Comic Book Has Been One Of Our Most Familiar, Yet Least Appreciated Popular Art Forms As Vehemently Criticized As It Is Passionately Defended, It Has Evolved From Humble Beginnings Into A Graphically Sophisticated And Culturally Revealing Medium.Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels
  • Roger Sabin
  • English
  • 15 April 2018
  • 0714839930

10 thoughts on “Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels

  1. says:

    A fascinating rewriting of the history of comics placing superheroes as a footnote of adventure comics and pushing womens underground comics up with mens.After finishing I realized he does put alot of emphasis on 80s 90s superhero comics and the dramatic way they changed the Marke...

  2. says:

    This is an interesting history of the growth collapse cycles of the comic book industry in Britain and the United States, from the perspective of and written in the lingo of, a Brit It is written very conversationally, which means lots of British slang some of it, such as snog , I get from Harry Potter, but others were opaque even in context With the Internet, of course, such cultural shibboleths are easily vanquished.The best part of this book are the samples It is lavishly filled with com Thi...

  3. says:

    Author Roger Sabin weaves together a tight narrative of the entire history of the comic book medium, moving from its beginnings in the Middle Ages yes, that s right, way back in medieval times and how it has evolved into the art form and pop culture powerhouse we know and love today Explore how the comic book moved from being newspaper fodder to hard hitting social commentary and how it fell from grace before rising like a phoenix once the comic book witch hunt ended after the 1950 s With pl Author Roger Sabin weaves together a tight narrative of the entire history of the comic book medium, moving from its beginnings in the Middle Ages yes, that s right, way back in medieval times and how it has evolved into the art form and pop culture powerhouse we know and love today Explore how the comic book moved from being newspaper fodder to hard hitting social commentary and how it fell from grace before rising like a phoenix once the comic book witch hunt ended after the 1950 s With plenty of great full cover photo references to go along with the narrative, Sabin creates a helpful tome of comic book knowledge that will give you a one up on all of your nerdy comic book friends who THINK they ve heard everything there is to hear about comic books I picked this book up at the library because I was writing a research paper and was pleased with just how much information was packed into its pages It provided a good chunk of my research co...

  4. says:

    The history of comics is too big to put together an exhaustive text But this book tries, and tries hard It s truly a fascinating overview of where comics came from and where they ve been If you want some background on the comics scene, this is your book.

  5. says:

    I m only a couple chapters in, but I can tell this book is one I m going to constantly come back to It s highly informative at times overwhelmingly informative tbh , insightful and the selected examples in each chapter are great as well.

  6. says:

    An excellent read on comics from a British American perspective Some good illustrations of some characters that I have only just read about or seen one illo.

  7. says:

    I guess i found it a bit biased, and not including authors I like.

  8. says:

    This was a fantastic look at the history of comics and graphic narratives Highly recommended for those who love comics.

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