Reading Comics

Reading Comics : Language, Culture, and the Concept of the Superhero in Comic Books

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa more

Product details

  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 15.24mm | 317g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138864579
  • 9781138864573

Table of contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Comics and Cultural Studies: Sites for Struggle; Chapter 2: Responses to Comicbooks and the Concept of the "Popular"; Chapter 3: On the Language of Comics and the Reading Process; Chapter 4: Superhero Comicbooks; Chapter 5: Factors that Changed Superhero Comicbooks; Chapter 6: Frank Miller's The Dark Knights Returns (1986); Chapter 7: A Glimpse at the Comics Scene after 1986; Indexshow more