Comic Books as History
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Joseph Witek
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Describes changing public attitudes towards comic books
Comics as History, Comics as Literature
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Annessa Ann Babic
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-11 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This anthology hosts a collection of essays examining the role of comics as portals for historical and academic content, while keeping the approach on an international market versus the American one.
Language: en
Pages: 522
Authors: Joseph Witek
Categories: Comic books, strips, etc
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

Books about "Stranger and More Thrilling Than Fiction"
A Complete History of American Comic Books
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Shirrel Rhoades
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Peter Lang

This book is an updated history of the American comic book by an industry insider. You'll follow the development of comics from the first appearance of the comic book format in the Platinum Age of the 1930s to the creation of the superhero genre in the Golden Age, to the
Comic Books and American Cultural History
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Matthew Pustz
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-23 - Publisher: A&C Black

A highly original collection of essays, demonstrating how comic books can be used as primary sources in the teaching and understanding of American history.