Comics Unmasked (BOK)

John Dunning

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It may come as a surprise that comics offer much more than meets the eye. Of course we all have happy memories of favourite childhood reading (Beano, Dandy, Eagle, Mad, Viz - the list is endless). But how aware are we that there is something inherently anarchic about comics? A huge variety have been produced over the centuries by British creators. It is a strong tradition that continues today. Some of the biggest names in comics - Alan Moore (Watchmen, V for Vendetta), Neil Gaiman (Sandman), Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Grant Morrison (Batman: Arkham Asylum) - are featured in this visually stimulating book (which accompanies a major exhibition at the British Library). But there are many, many more. And it is the diversity of content and form, as well as comics' ongoing relevance, which is a main focus. The seditious aspects of the comics tradition - adult, underground and 'alternative' material - is highlighted, alongside the superheroes who still dominate the scene. There is anarchy everywhere that you look!

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter John Dunning
Forlag
BRITISH LIBRARY
ISBN 9780712357357
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 24,5cm x 28,8cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 1089 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd