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Comics : A Global History, 1968 to the Present

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 184 x 254 x 32mm | 1,079.98g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 250 colour illustrations
  • 0500290962
  • 9780500290965
  • 183,141

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A very helpful book, which will probably end up on many syllabi of academic courses. It is certainly a fine start of hopefully more global, comparative approaches to the history of graphic narratives.show more