Hot Best Seller

Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle

Availability: Ready to download

Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle is the first comprehensive look at comic books by and about race and ethnicity. The thirteen essays tease out for the general reader the nuances of how such multicultural comics skillfully combine visual and verbal elements to tell richly compelling stories that gravitate around issues of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle is the first comprehensive look at comic books by and about race and ethnicity. The thirteen essays tease out for the general reader the nuances of how such multicultural comics skillfully combine visual and verbal elements to tell richly compelling stories that gravitate around issues of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality within and outside the U.S. comic book industry. Among the explorations of mainstream and independent comic books are discussions of the work of Adrian Tomine, Grant Morrison, and Jessica Abel as well as Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan’s The Tomb of Dracula; Native American Anishinaabe-related comics; mixed-media forms such as Kerry James Marshall’s comic-book/community performance; DJ Spooky’s visual remix of classic film; the role of comics in India; and race in the early Underground Comix movement. The collection includes a “one-stop shop” for multicultural comic book resources, such as archives, websites, and scholarly books. Each of the essays shows in a systematic, clear, and precise way how multicultural comic books work in and of themselves and also how they are interconnected with a worldwide tradition of comic-book storytelling.


Compare

Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle is the first comprehensive look at comic books by and about race and ethnicity. The thirteen essays tease out for the general reader the nuances of how such multicultural comics skillfully combine visual and verbal elements to tell richly compelling stories that gravitate around issues of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle is the first comprehensive look at comic books by and about race and ethnicity. The thirteen essays tease out for the general reader the nuances of how such multicultural comics skillfully combine visual and verbal elements to tell richly compelling stories that gravitate around issues of race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality within and outside the U.S. comic book industry. Among the explorations of mainstream and independent comic books are discussions of the work of Adrian Tomine, Grant Morrison, and Jessica Abel as well as Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan’s The Tomb of Dracula; Native American Anishinaabe-related comics; mixed-media forms such as Kerry James Marshall’s comic-book/community performance; DJ Spooky’s visual remix of classic film; the role of comics in India; and race in the early Underground Comix movement. The collection includes a “one-stop shop” for multicultural comic book resources, such as archives, websites, and scholarly books. Each of the essays shows in a systematic, clear, and precise way how multicultural comic books work in and of themselves and also how they are interconnected with a worldwide tradition of comic-book storytelling.

41 review for Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle

  1. 4 out of 5

    Audrien

  2. 4 out of 5

    Torsa

  3. 5 out of 5

    Ted Kord

  4. 5 out of 5

    Rejena

  5. 4 out of 5

    Robbin Ulmer

  6. 5 out of 5

    Lea

  7. 5 out of 5

    Julie Kaiser

  8. 4 out of 5

    Jamie

  9. 5 out of 5

    Ashli

  10. 5 out of 5

    Ottery StCatchpole

  11. 4 out of 5

    Lacy

  12. 5 out of 5

    Loso Perez

  13. 5 out of 5

    Audrey

  14. 5 out of 5

    Anne

  15. 5 out of 5

    Christine Stamper

  16. 5 out of 5

    Julie

  17. 4 out of 5

    Erica

  18. 5 out of 5

    Tamara✨

  19. 5 out of 5

    Fatima

  20. 4 out of 5

    University of Texas Press

  21. 4 out of 5

    Така собі

  22. 4 out of 5

    Osvaldo

  23. 4 out of 5

    Higgity

  24. 4 out of 5

    Marc

  25. 5 out of 5

    Trish

  26. 5 out of 5

    Chelsea

  27. 5 out of 5

    Allie

  28. 5 out of 5

    Francia

  29. 4 out of 5

    Brent

  30. 4 out of 5

    Shanae

  31. 4 out of 5

    Gasser Elsaqa

  32. 4 out of 5

    Matthew Noe

  33. 4 out of 5

    Mujahid

  34. 5 out of 5

    Jazzy

  35. 4 out of 5

    Jonathan Valdez

  36. 4 out of 5

    Francis Foster

  37. 5 out of 5

    Jen

  38. 4 out of 5

    Kyle

  39. 5 out of 5

    Gary Anderson

  40. 4 out of 5

    Bayleaf

  41. 5 out of 5

    Frisko

Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading...