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North American Comics - American Comics, Canadian Comics, Mexican Comics, American Comic Book, Avalon: Web of Magic, Stan Lee Media (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
Discovery Miles 2 750
North American Comics - American Comics, Canadian Comics, Mexican Comics, American Comic Book, Avalon: Web of Magic, Stan Lee...

North American Comics - American Comics, Canadian Comics, Mexican Comics, American Comic Book, Avalon: Web of Magic, Stan Lee Media (Paperback)

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Loot Price R275 Discovery Miles 2 750

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 111. Not illustrated. Chapters: American Comics, Canadian Comics, Mexican Comics, American Comic Book, Avalon: Web of Magic, Stan Lee Media, Fan Expo Canada, Joe Shuster Award, List of the Adventures of Jack Ransom Characters, Doug Wright Award, Frankenstein, Paradise Comics Toronto Comicon, Chromium Age, Still Playing With Toys, El Pecado de Oyuki, Comics in Mexico, Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Association, Cerdotado, Basic Instructions, the Adventures of Captain Kentucky, Palookaville, the Great Canadian Comic Books, Glory Comics Magazine, Bloodwulf, Plan9, Tex Taylor. Excerpt: ArchitectureCinemaComic booksCuisineDanceFolkloreLiteratureMusicPoetryRadioSculptureSportsTelevisionTheaterVisual arts An American comic book is a small magazine originating in the United States and containing a narrative in the form of comics. Since 1975 the dimensions have standardized at 17 x 26 cm (6 " x 10 1/4"), although larger formats appeared in the past. Since the invention of the comic-book format in 1934, the United States has produced the most examples, with only the British comic books (during the inter-war period and up until the 1970s) and the Japanese manga as close competitors in terms of quantity. Sales of comic books began to decline after World War II, when the medium had to face competition with the spread of television and mass-market paperback books. Confirming the trend, mass-media researchers in the period found comic-book reading among children with television sets in homes "drastically reduced." In the 1960s, comic books' audience expanded to include college students who favored the naturalistic, "superheroes in the real world" trend initiated by Stan Lee at Marvel Comics. The 1960s also saw the advent of the underground comics. Later, the recognition of the comic medium among academics, literary critics and art museums hel.

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-89334-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-89334-1
Barcode: 9781157893349

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