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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
  • 227,840

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Global History is not meant to be the last word on its subject--it is, on the contrary, the first word. It will be, I hope, the starting point for young scholars and enthusiasts in the same way that Gardner, Janson and Mast have been.show more

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