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The greatest comic book of all time : symbolic capital and the field of American comic books

Author: Bart Beaty; Benjamin Woo
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Series: Palgrave studies in comics and graphic novels.; Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bart Beaty and Benjamin Woo work to historicize why it is that certain works or creators have come to define the notion of a "quality comic book," while other works and creators have been left at the fringes of critical analysis.
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Beaty, Bart.
Greatest comic book of all time.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
(OCoLC)934194694
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bart Beaty; Benjamin Woo
ISBN: 9781137531629 1137531622 1137561963 9781137561961
OCLC Number: 948297010
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 156 pages)
Contents: 1 What If The Greatest Comic Book of All Time Were ... --
2 Maus by Art Spiegelman? --
3 A Short Story by Robert Crumb? --
4 A Superhero Story by Jack Kirby? --
5 Written by Alan Moore? --
6 The Cage by Martin Vaughn-James --
7 By Rob Liefeld? --
8 An Archie Comic? --
9 Not by a White Man? --
10 Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi? --
11 Dave Sim's Cerebus? --
12 Hicksville by Dylan Horrocks?
Series Title: Palgrave studies in comics and graphic novels.; Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Bart Beaty, Benjamin Woo.

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