Icons of the American Comic Book [2 Volumes]: Volume 1 - From Captain America to Wonder Woman (Greenwood Icons)

Icons of the American Comic Book [2 Volumes]: Volume 1 - From Captain America to Wonder Woman (Greenwood Icons)

By: Matthew J. Smith (editor), Randy Duncan (editor)Hardback

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This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic books-and the creators of these icons of our culture-reflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character. * Includes contributions from 70 expert contributors and leading scholars in the field, with some of the entries written with the aid of popular comic book creators themselves * Provides sidebars within each entry that extend readers' understanding of the subject * Offers "Essential Works" and "Further Reading" recommendations * Includes a comprehensive bibliography

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About Author

Randy Duncan, PhD, is professor of communication at Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR. Matthew J. Smith, PhD, is a professor of communication at Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH, where he teaches courses in media studies, including one in graphic storytelling.

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780313399237
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 920
  • ID: 9780313399237
  • weight: 2291
  • ISBN10: 0313399239

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