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Atically it investigates comic art's varied genres including humour adventure and titles for girls and charts the rise fall and revival of the medium In so doing Roger Sabin highlights the careers of the creators behind some of the best known characters in mod. An art form that is often dismissed as mere entertainment gets its due in this huge entertaining and enlightening book Comics Comix Graphic Novels is undoubtedly the most comprehensive study of the graphic ualities and cultural impact of comic art tracing the history of the genre from early woodcuts to modern times In addition to documenting the origins of established comics such as Tintin and Batman the contributions and influence of recent artists including Katsuhiro Otomo of Akira fame and Art Spiegelman Maus are also discussed in depth In addition to the treasure trove of illustrations in the book Sabin s text deftly balances the history of comic art as entertainment with the placement of these comics in a cultural context However despite his scholarly tone the book never comes across as high handed or pretentious Beautifully produced and consummately authoritative this book is a must read for anyone interested in popular culture Burning Attraction rise fall and The Numbers Game revival of the medium In so doing Roger Sabin highlights the careers of the creators behind some of the best known characters in mod. An art form that is often dismissed as mere entertainment gets its due in this huge entertaining and enlightening book Comics Comix Graphic Novels is undoubtedly the most comprehensive study of the graphic ualities and cultural impact of comic art tracing the history of the genre from early woodcuts to modern times In addition to documenting the origins of established comics such as Tintin and Batman the contributions and influence of Tall man riding. recent artists including Katsuhiro Otomo of Akira fame and Art Spiegelman Maus are also discussed in depth In addition to the treasure trove of illustrations in the book Sabin s text deftly balances the history of comic art as entertainment with the placement of these comics in a cultural context However despite his scholarly tone the book never comes across as high handed or pretentious Beautifully produced and consummately authoritative this book is a must The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory read for anyone interested in popular culture

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Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels (DESIGN)

At a time when vintage comics are fetching huge prices at auction this book traces the history of the medium from 'comic papers' for kids through the underground 'comix' movement of the s and s to the glossy book format 'graphic novels' of today Organized them. I had to purchase the book It s extremely informative and gives a great retelling of the history of comics It has all the greats and the tough life comics has gone through Recommend highly if you re interested in anything that has to do with American comic book

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Ern fiction from Superman to Sgt Rock Tintin to Tank Girl and the Freak Brothers to the Fat SlagsEncompassing traditions from the USA Britain Europe and Japan Comics Comix and Graphic Novels presents the most complete and up to date survey of comic art availab. I had this book for a class a little while ago and I have to agree with my professor that this book skips over a lot of important stuff in the history of Comic Art There is not nearly enough info about main stream publishers Marvel and DC and yet there are pages upon pages of independent works from the 70 s Don t get me wrong it s valuable information BUT it s not balanced It s like this book was written in the early 80 s and written based on personal experiences and comic book tastes rather than hard research


11 thoughts on “Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels (DESIGN)

  1. says:

    A good start but not wide enough in scope even when it was originally published in this edition of 2001 and a lot has happened since then and a lot of interesting things have been published before and since that

  2. says:

    Good information overview of the history with a lot of great images Bought this for a college course.

  3. says:

    I had to purchase the book It's extremely informative and gives a great retelling of the history of comics It has all the greats an

  4. says:

    Great book! Used for a class at UNCA!

  5. says:

    This volume by Roger Sabin is filled with data and analysis about comic book art in America and England from its roots in the Middle Ages, to the 1990s.The sample comic books, strips and novels are beautifully reprinted Occa

  6. says:

    An art form that is often dismissed as mere entertainment gets its due in this huge, entertaining and enlightening book Comics, Comix Graphic Novels is undoubtedly the most comprehensive study of the graphic qualities and cultural impact of comic art, tracing the history of the genre from early woodcuts to moder

  7. says:

    I had this book for a class a little while ago and I have to agree with my professor that this book skips over a lot of important stuff in the history of Comic Art There is not nearly enough info about main stream publishers (Marvel and DC) and yet there are pages upon pages of independent works from the 70's Don't get me wrong it's valuable information, BUT it's not balanced It's like this book was written in

  8. says:

    Truly one of the greatest reference books on the subject of the history of comix I checked it out from a library to use as a reference for a term paper, and liked it so much that I bought it The text is rich, and the pictures and illustrations

  9. says:

    What a quality book indeed, way beyond its price.Fantastic service and the book was here in a matter of a couple of days.

  10. says:

    Ich hatte das Buch von meinem Dozenten vorgestellt bekommen und machte mich hier bei sofort auf die Suche danach, die auch erfolgreich verlief Es ist zwar gebraucht und trotzdem muss ich sagen, dass das in keinster Weise stört Die kleinen Gebrauchsspuren machen aus dem Buch, bei dem es ja doch mehr um den Inhalt geht, nicht weniger interessant :)Ich hab mich sehr gefreut darüber und es ist wirklich eine Inspiration für mein

  11. says:

    Mais contient quelques erreurs grossières Reste un beau livre, complet surtout pour la BD anglo saxonne Un beau résumé de l'histoire de ce médium bien illustré avec une belle part faite aux femmes.

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