Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to Wonder Woman, Nide 1

ABC-CLIO, 2013 - 920 sivua

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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Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to Wonder Woman

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About the Contributors

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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.

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