Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present

Comics: A Global History, 1968 to the Present

Paperback Comics

By (author) Dan Mazur, By (author) Alexander Danner

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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 184mm x 254mm x 32mm | 1,080g
  • Publication date: 17 June 2014
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0500290962
  • ISBN 13: 9780500290965
  • Illustrations note: 250 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 110,686

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This is the first global history of comics from 1968 through to the present day, arranged chronologically and richly illustrated with prime examples of the artists, styles and movements being discussed. The authors contextualize the crucial modern period within the art forms broader history and offer a description of the more fluid, international and digital scene that is the mediums likely future. They supply examples from around the world including the US and UK, France, Spain, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Argentina, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand and from a range of renowned and lesser-known artists.

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For the aficionado or the neophyte, Comics is a useful overview of a richly creative period in a burgeoning art. And despite the good scholarship the authors have managed to retain the buoyancy and upbeat air attendant on most comics. "