The American comic book /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Sommers, Joseph Michael, 1976- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Amenia, NY : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Grey House Publishing, [2014]
Edition:[First edition].
Series:Critical insights.
Table of Contents:
  • Critical contexts. The American comic book: a brief history / Daniel Clark & Krystal Howard ; Hiding the forbidden fruit: comics censorship in the United States / Kim Munson ; US comics, moral capital, and social change: 1954-2014 / Matt Bryant Cheney ; The rhetorical construction and negotiation of cultural difference in American nonfiction comics / Daniel Lawson
  • Critical readings. Negotiating popular genres in comic books: an impossible mission. Against all odds. Yet, somehow, the chapter is saved! / Joseph Michael Sommers ; The improbability of assignment: arriving at a golden age of comic books / Joseph Darowski ; The silver age playbook: minting the modern superhero / Matthew J. Smith ; Rust and revitalization: the so-called bronze and modern ages of comics /Kyle Eveleth ; From the mainstream to the margins: independent comics find a voice / Kim Munson ; From the page to the tablet: digital media and the comic book / Philip Smith ; Fantasy elsewheres, sutured realities, and the end of camp: comics in contemporary film and television / Owen R. Horton & A.J. Shackelford ; Comic fandom throughout the ages / Forrest C. Helvie ; Waiting for Wonder Woman: the problematic history of comic book women and their cinematic doubles / Katherine E. Whaley & Justin Wigard.