Of comics and men : a cultural history of American comic books / Jean-Paul Gabilliet ; translated by Bart Beaty and Nick Nguyen

Author(s): Gabilliet, Jean-Paul
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Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc.--United States--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, French (translated from), Translation from French
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2010
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xx, 390 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Alternate Title(s): Des Comics et des hommes.
Additional Authors: Beaty, Bart
Nguyen, Nick
Notes: LCCN: 2009025381
ISBN: 9781604732672 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1604732679 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-366) and index
Contents: From comics to comic books (1842 1936) -- The beginnings of an industry: comics magazines -- (1936 1940) -- Comic books at war (1940 1945) -- Ever more the apogee and the fall (1945 1954) -- Decline and rebirth (1955 1962) -- The age of innovation (1963 1969) -- Research and development by trial and error -- (1969 1979) -- The recovery of the 1980s (1980 1993) -- The end of a century and the beginning of a new century (1993- ) production -- The business of comic books -- The creators -- The readers -- Calls for censorship -- Internal consecration -- External consecration -- Conclusion -- Self-regulating codes of the comic book industry
Translated from the French
OCLC Number: 276816625
ISBN/ISSN: 9781604732672
1604732679