By Randy Duncan
Critical ways to Comics offers scholars a deeper knowing of the inventive and cultural value of comedian books and picture novels by means of introducing key theories and important equipment for reading comics. every one bankruptcy explains after which demonstrates a serious strategy or procedure, which scholars can then follow to interrogate and critique the meanings and kinds of comedian books, photograph novels, and different sequential paintings. The authors introduce a variety of serious views on comics, together with fandom, style, intertextuality, edition, gender, narrative, formalism, visible tradition, and lots more and plenty more.
As the 1st accomplished advent to severe tools for learning comics, Critical ways to Comics is the suitable textbook for various classes in comics studies.
Contributors: Henry Jenkins, David Berona, Joseph Witek, Randy Duncan, Marc Singer, Pascal Lefevre, Andrei Molotiu, Jeff McLaughlin, Amy Kiste Nyberg, Christopher Murray, Mark Rogers, Ian Gordon, Stanford chippie, Matthew J. Smith, Brad J. Ricca, Peter Coogan, Leonard Rifas, Jennifer okay. Stuller, Ana Merino, Mel Gibson, Jeffrey A. Brown, Brian Swafford