Comics

Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at May 4, 2016
Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation

Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation by Sheena C. Howard
English | Mar. 14, 2013 | ISBN: 1441135286, 1441172769 | 284 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Bringing together contributors from a wide-range of critical perspectives, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation is an analytic history of the diverse contributions of Black artists to the medium of comics.

Douglas Wolk, "Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at March 22, 2016
Douglas Wolk, "Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean"

Douglas Wolk, "Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean"
Publisher: Da Capo Pr | 2007 | ISBN: 0306815095/0306816164 | English | PDF | 405 pages | 9.6 Mb

Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. In Reading Comics, critic Douglas Wolk shows us why and how. Wolk illuminates the most dazzling creators of modern comics-from Alan Moore to Alison Bechdel to Chris Ware-and explains their roots, influences, and where they fit into the pantheon of art. …
DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics [Repost]

DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics by Jim Steranko
English | Aug. 1, 2004 | ISBN: 0823010309 | 144 Pages | PDF | 56.7 MB

Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature  

Posted by Nice_smile) at Aug. 24, 2015
Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature

Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature by Charles Hatfield
English | July 2005 | ISBN: 1578067189 | 182 Pages | PDF | 6.64 MB

In the 1980s, a sea change occurred in comics.
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud
English | Sep 5, 2006 | ISBN: 0060780940 | 2732 Pages | PDF | 37 MB

Scott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in 1993 with Understanding Comics, a massive comic book about comics, linking the medium to such diverse fields as media theory, movie criticism, and web design.
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud [Repost]

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud
English | Apr 27, 1994 | ISBN: 006097625X | 222 Pages | PDF | 59 MB

Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film (Repost)

War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film by Marc Dipaolo
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0786447184 | 343 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

Superhero adventure comics have a long history of commenting upon American public opinion and government policy, and the surge in the popularity of comics since the events of September 11, 2001, ensures their continued relevance.

Comics Versus Art: Comics in the Art World  

Posted by nebulae at Oct. 25, 2014
Comics Versus Art: Comics in the Art World

Bart Beaty, "Comics Versus Art: Comics in the Art World"
English | ISBN: 1442612045 | 2012 | 288 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Projections: Comics and the History of Twenty-First-Century Storytelling (Post*45)

Projections: Comics and the History of Twenty-First-Century Storytelling (Post*45) by Jared Gardner
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0804771472 , 0804771464 | 240 pages | PDF | 5,6 MB

When Art Spiegelman's Maus won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992, it marked a new era for comics. Comics are now taken seriously by the same academic and cultural institutions that long dismissed the form. And the visibility of comics continues to increase, with alternative cartoonists now published by major presses and more comics-based films arriving on the screen each year.
Comics and the City: Urban Space in Print, Picture and Sequence

Comics and the City: Urban Space in Print, Picture and Sequence by Arno Meteling
Continuum; 1 edition | March 11, 2010 | English | ISBN: 1441130802 | 288 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Comics emerged parallel to, and in several ways intertwined with, the development of modern urban mass societies at the turn of the 20th century. On the one hand, urban topoi, self-portrayals, forms of urban cultural memories, and variant readings of the city (strolling, advertising, architecture, detective stories, mass phenomena, street life, etc.) are all incorporated into comics.