qThese 15 essays investigate comic books and graphic novels, beginning with the early development of these media. The essays also place the work in a cultural context, addressing theory and terminology, adaptations of comic books, the superhero genre, and comic books and graphic novels that deal with history and nonfictionq--Provided by publisher.... minds of the comic fans that make up his audi- ence and managed to dramatically redefine that character without contradicting one jot of ... within the realm of the superhero genre, whose colorful costumes had suddenly been redesigned to incorporate new shades of grey. ... One example is the moment when the rather liberal Spider-Man is confronted by rightwing vigilante The Punisher, who suspectsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Rise and Reason of Comics and Graphic Literature|
|Author||:||Joyce Goggin, Dan Hassler-Forest|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2010-09-09|