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Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

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By (author) Tim Leong

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  • Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 196 pages
  • Dimensions: 183mm x 234mm x 18mm | 567g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2013
  • Publication City/Country: San Francisco
  • ISBN 10: 1452113882
  • ISBN 13: 9781452113883
  • Illustrations note: Full-colour images throughout
  • Sales rank: 14,486

Product description

The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying and filled with heroes, villains and ComicCon attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots and more. Super Graphic offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there. From a colourful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments and equipment of the wide world of comics.

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Author information

Tim Leong is the Art Director of Wired Magazine with ties to the comic book industry. He contributes charts for Comics Alliance the most highly trafficked comic book site in the US. He was the editor in chief of Comic Foundry Magazine, which was nominated for an Eisner award and is very highly regarded in the industry.

Review quote

"The best book of comic book related graphs that you can possibly buy." -Comics Alliance