eBook Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to Wonder Woman, 1st Edition

  • Randy Duncan
  • Matthew J. Smiths
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  • ISBN-10: 0313399247
  • ISBN-13: 9780313399244
  • DDC: 741.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 924 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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About

Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
1: Adams, Neal.
2: American Splendor.
3: Aquaman.
4: Archie Andrews.
5: Arkham Asylum.
6: Barks, Carl.
7: Batgirl.
8: Batman.
9: Black Panther.
10: Blade.
11: Bone.
12: Captain America.
13: Captain Marvel.
14: Classics Illustrated.
15: Clowes, Daniel.
16: Comic-Con International.
17: A Contract with God.
18: Crime Does Not Pay.
19: Crumb, Robert.
20: Dark Horse Comics.
21: DC Comics.
22: Dell Comics.
23: Ditko, Steve.
24: Doctor Doom.
25: EC Comics.
26: Eisner, Will.
27: Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers.
28: Fanboy.
29: Fantagraphics.
30: Fantastic Four.
31: Flash.
32: From Hell.
33: Gaiman, Neil.
34: Gonick, Larry.
35: Green Lantern.
36: Green Lantern/Green Arrow.
37: Heavy Metal.
38: Hellboy.
39: Hulk.
40: Image Comics.
41: Iron Man.
42: Jack Kirby's Fourth World.
43: The Joker.
44: Kane, Bob, and Bill Finger.
45: Katy Keene.
46: The Killing Joke.
47: Kirby, Jack.
48: Kubert, Joe.
49: Kurtzman, Harvey.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Lee, Stan.
2: Lex Luthor.
3: Little Lulu.
4: Lois Lane.
5: Mad.
6: Maus.
7: Marvel Comics.
8: McCloud, Scott.
9: McFarlane, Todd.
10: Milestone Comics.
11: Miller, Frank.
12: MLJ/Archie.
13: Moore, Alan.
14: Morrison, Grant.
15: Mr. Natural.
16: Palestine.
17: Plastic Man.
18: Pogo.
19: The Punisher.
20: Raw.
21: Richie Rich.
22: Robin.
23: Romance Comics.
24: Rorschach.
25: Ross, Alex.
26: Sacco, Joe.
27: The Sandman.
28: Scott Pilgrim.
29: Sgt. Rock.
30: Sheena, Queen of the Jungle.
31: Siegel, Jerry, and Joe Shuster.
32: Spider-Man.
33: Spiegelman, Art.
34: Steranko, Jim.
35: Supergirl.
36: Superman.
37: Swamp Thing.
38: Tales from the Crypt.
39: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
40: The Thing.
41: Toth, Alex.
42: Uncle Scrooge.
43: Ware, Chris.
44: Warren, Jim.
45: Watchmen.
46: Wertham, Fredric.
47: Wizard: The Guide to Comics.
48: Wolverine.
49: Wonder Woman.
50: X-Men.
51: Zap Comix.
Bibliography.
About the Contributors.
Index.