Tag: Comics

Monstrous Women in Comics


Samantha Langsdale, Elizabeth Rae Coody, "Monstrous Women in Comics"
English | 2020 | ISBN: 1496827635, 1496827627 | PDF | pages: 292 | 34.6 mb
Contributions by Novia Shih-Shan Chen, Elizabeth Rae Coody, Keri Crist-Wagner, Sara Durazo-DeMoss, Charlotte Johanne Fabricius, Ayanni C. Hanna, Christina M. Knopf, Tomoko Kuribayashi, Samantha Langsdale, Jeannie Ludlow, Marcela Murillo, Sho Ogawa, Pauline J. Reynolds, Stefanie Snider, J. Richard Stevens, Justin Wigard, Daniel F. Yezbick, and Jing Zhang

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Esoteric Comics


Esoteric Comics By Paolo Panetta
2018 | 248 Pages | ISBN: 8871631579 | PDF | 62 MB
In this work the author talks about esoteric aspects more or less hidden in comic books. The survey is all-out, from Italian to American comics, franco-Belgian comics, South American, one Japanese. Copyright comics and popular, mainstream and underground. Doctor Strange, Corto Maltese, Sandman and others, works by Authors such as Alejandro Jodorowsky, Alan Moore, Jim Starlin: about 80 warheads are counted, put into a perspective that unites them and a framework that harmonizes. Those unfamiliar with the comics treated can find ideas, who already has read them new angles. Cover Art Ambra Panetta Translation of Douglas Swannie

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The Comics Form The Art of Sequenced Images


English | 2022 | ISBN: 1350245917 | 249 pages | True PDF EPUB | 106.84 MB
Answering foundational questions like "what is a comic" and "how do comics work" in original and imaginative ways, this book adapts established, formalist approaches to explaining the experience of reading comics. Taking stock of a multitude of case studies and examples,The Comics Formdemonstrates that any object can be read as a comic so long as it displays a set of relevant formal features. Drawing from the worlds of art criticism and literary studies to put forward innovative new ways of thinking and talking about comics, this book challenges certain terminology and such theorizing terms as ‘narrate’ which have historically been employed somewhat loosely.
In unpacking the way in which sequenced images work,The Comics Formintroduces tools of analysis such as discourse and diegesis; details further qualities of visual representation such as resemblance, custom norms, style, simplification, exaggeration, style modes, transparency and specification, perspective and framing, focalization and ocularization; and applies formal art analysis to comics images. This book also examines the conclusions readers draw from the way certain images are presented and what they trigger, and offers clear definitions of the roles and features of text-narrators, image-narrators, and image-text narrators in both non-linguistic images and word-images.

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A Concise Dictionary of Comics


A Concise Dictionary of Comics By Nancy Pedri
2022 | 232 Pages | ISBN: 1496838041 | PDF | 3 MB
Written in straightforward, jargon-free language, A Concise Dictionary of Comics guides students, researchers, readers, and educators of all ages and at all levels of comics expertise. It provides them with a dictionary that doubles as a compendium of comics scholarship. A Concise Dictionary of Comics provides clear and informative definitions for each term. It includes twenty-five witty illustrations and pairs most defined terms with references to books, articles, book chapters, and other relevant critical sources. All references are dated and listed in an extensive, up-to-date bibliography of comics scholarship. Each term is also categorized according to type in an index of thematic groupings. This organization serves as a pedagogical aid for teachers and students learning about a specific facet of comics studies and as a research tool for scholars who are unfamiliar with a particular term but know what category it falls into. These features make A Concise Dictionary of Comics especially useful for critics, students, teachers, and researchers, and a vital reference to anyone else who wants to learn more about comics.

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