Graphic novels and comic books / edited by Kat Kan

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Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc.--History and criticism
Graphic novels--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : The H.W. Wilson Co., 2010
Series: The reference shelf v. 82, no. 5
Reference shelf v. 82, no. 5
LC Classification: H
Physical Description: viii, 195 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Authors: Kan, Katharine
Notes: LCCN: 2010034209
ISBN: 9780824211004 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0824211006 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-189) and index
Contents: The graphic novel silver anniversary / Andrew D. Arnold -- What is a graphic novel? / Jessica Abel -- Drawing power / Bob Thompson -- Raw beginnings ; Hot off the presses ; Picture the possibilities / Jonathan Bennett -- Notes from the underground / Walter Ryce -- Graphic novels are new horizon for top authors / George Gene Gustines -- A comic-book world / Stephen E. Tabachnick -- Graphic novels are legit lit / Micah Mertes -- Comics no longer a joke in academia / Lisa Cornwell -- From pulp to Pulitzer / Fritz Lanham -- The plot thickens / Linda Lou -- Once-avoided comics welcomed in schools / Chris Mautner -- The big battle / Peter Rowe -- Comics in the classroom / Laura Hudson -- Going graphic / James Bucky Carter -- Using comics and graphic novels in the classroom / Council Chronicle -- Best of both worlds / Sean P. Connors -- Expanding literacies through graphic novels / Gretchen Schwarz -- Graphics novels for (really) young readers / Allyson A. W. Lyga -- Graphic novels in today's libraries / John Hogan -- Reinventing the book club / Jonathan Seyfried -- Graphic novels and school libraries / Hollis Margaret Rudiger and Megan Schliesman -- A comics legend draws on 9/11 / Dan DeLuca -- Being Lynda Barry / Christopher Borrelli -- Scam artist / Robert L. Pincus -- Life drawing / Margot Harrison -- Never mind the mullahs / Vivienne Walt -- Cartoon politics / Michael Scott Leonard -- CR Sunday interview / Tom Spurgeon
Summary: Comics, graphic novels, sequential art have gained unprecedented legitimacy. The articles collected in this volume provide an overview of this wildly diverse, increasingly popular, and widely accepted form of literature. --from editor's preface
OCLC Number: 495272434
ISBN/ISSN: 9780824211004