Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels, Volumes 1-2

M. Keith Booker

At a time while photo novels have extended past their fan cults to develop into mainstream bestsellers and assets for Hollywood leisure, Encyclopedia of comedian Books and photograph Novels serves as an exhaustive exploration of the genre's historical past, its landmark creators and creations, and its profound impact on American lifestyles and tradition.

Encyclopedia of comedian Books and picture Novels makes a speciality of English-language comics—plus a small collection of influential eastern and eu works on hand in English—with specific emphasis at the new photograph novel structure that emerged within the Seventies. Entries hide influential comedian artists and writers comparable to Will Eisner, Alan Moore, and provide Morrison, significant genres and topics, and particular characters, comedian ebook imprints, and landmark titles, together with the pulp noir a hundred Bullets, the post-apocalyptic Y: The final guy, the revisionist superhero drama, identification obstacle, and extra. Key franchises resembling Superman and Batman are the guts of a constellation of similar entries that come with photograph novels and different imprints that includes a similar characters or fabric.

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