eBook Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Manga, 1st Edition

  • Bart H. Beaty
  • Stephen Weiner
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  • ISBN-10: 1587659565
  • ISBN-13: 9781587659560
  • DDC: 741.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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About

Overview

A one-volume work that contains more than 50 essays covering graphic novels and core comics series, focusing on the manga genre, that form today's "canon" for academic coursework and library collections.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Introduction.
Contributor List.
1: Adolf.
2: Akira.
3: Amulet.
4: Astro Boy.
5: Banana Fish.
6: Barefoot Gen.
7: Battle Angel Alita.
8: Berserk.
9: Black Jack.
10: Blade of the Immortal.
11: Bleach.
12: Boys over Flowers.
13: Buddha.
14: Cardcaptor Sakura.
15: Crying Freeman.
16: Death Note.
17: Distant Neighborhood, A.
18: Dororo.
19: Dragon Ball.
20: Dr. Slump.
21: Drifting Classroom, The.
22: Drifting Life, A: The Epic Autobiography of a Manga Master.
23: Fist of the North Star.
24: Four Immigrants Manga, The: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924.
25: From Eroica with Love.
26: Fruits Basket.
27: Fullmetal Alchemist.
28: Ghost in the Shell.
29: Golgo 13.
30: Gon.
31: Hikaru No Go.
32: InuYasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale.
33: Japan Ai: A Tall Girl’s Adventures in Japan.
34: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.
35: Lone Wolf and Cub.
36: Lupin III.
37: Maison Ikkoku.
38: Mai, the Psychic Girl.
39: Monster.
40: MW.
41: Nana.
42: Naruto.
43: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.
44: Ode to Kirihito.
45: Oh My Goddess!.
46: Old Boy.
47: One Piece.
48: Phoenix.
49: Pluto: Urasawa ´ Tezuka.
50: Ranma 1/2.
51: Rose of Versailles, The.
52: Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story.
53: Sailor Moon.
54: Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac.
55: Sanctuary.
56: Slam Dunk.
57: Solanin.
58: Speed Racer Mach Go Go Go.
59: To Terra....
60: Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms.
61: Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle.
62: 20th Century Boys.
63: Usagi Yojimbo.
64: Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror.
65: We were there.
66: Yotsuba&!.
Appendixes.
Bibliography.
Timeline.
Works by Artist.
Works by Author.
Works by Publisher.
Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Bart H. Beaty

University of Calgary

Stephen Weiner

Maynard Public Library, MA