Comics through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas, Volumes 1-4

Comics through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas, Volumes 1-4


Comics and photo novels have lately turn into immense company, serving because the notion for blockbuster Hollywood video clips comparable to the Iron Man sequence of flicks and the hit tv drama The strolling Dead. yet comics were renowned in the course of the twentieth century regardless of the numerous results of the constraints of the Comics Code in position from the Nineteen Fifties via Seventies, which prohibited the depiction of zombies and use of the notice "horror," between many different principles. Comics via Time: A background of Icons, Idols, and Ideas offers scholars and common readers a one-stop source for studying subject matters, genres, works, and artists of comedian books, comedian strips, and photo novels.

The entire and wide assurance of this set is prepared chronologically by way of quantity.
Volume 1 covers 1960 and earlier
Volume 2 covers 1960–1980
Volume 3 covers 1980–1995
Volume 4 covers 1995 to the present

The chronological divisions provide readers a feeling of the evolution of comics in the greater contexts of yank tradition and heritage.

The alphabetically prepared entries in each one quantity handle themes reminiscent of comics publishing, characters, imprints, genres, issues, titles, artists, writers, and extra. whereas specified consciousness is paid to American comics, the entries additionally comprise assurance of British, eastern, and eu comics that experience stimulated illustrated storytelling of the USA or are of exact curiosity to American readers.

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