Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book

Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book

By: Paul Lopes (author)Paperback

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From pulp comics to Maus, the story of the growth of comics in American culture

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Paul Lopes is Associate Professor of Sociology at Colgate University. He is the author of The Rise of a Jazz Art World.


Acknowledgments Introduction: The Evolution of the American Comic Book 1. The Early Industrial Age I: Pulp Logic and the Rise of the American Comic Book 2. The Early Industrial Age II: The Crusade Against Comic Books and the End of the Comic Book Boom 3. The Late Industrial Age: The Return of the Superhero and the First Comic Book Rebellion 4. From the Late Industrial to the Heroic Age: Comic Book Fandom and the Mainstream Pulp Rebellion 5. The Heroic Age II: Alternative Comics and a Rebellion from the Margins 6. The Heroic Age III: New Movements, Winning Respect, and the Rise of the Graphic Novel Conclusion: The Development of an Art Form Notes Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781592134434
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9781592134434
  • ISBN10: 1592134432

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