♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels [2 volumes]
☯ Full Synopsis : "The most comprehensive reference ever compiled about the rich and enduring genre of comic books and graphic novels, from their emergence in the 1930s to their late-century breakout into the mainstream. • Includes over 330 entries on comic books and their creators • Presents the work of 80 contributors—accomplished academics and librarians who are also fans of comic books and graphic novels • Offers selected bibliographic listings with the entries • Provides a comprehensive index of artists, writers, works, characters, genres, and themes"Article| M. Keith Booker| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
☯ Full Synopsis : "Focuses on English-language comics with special emphasis on the new graphic novel format that emerged in the 1970s."Article| M. Keith Booker| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Original Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes
☯ Full Synopsis : "Detailed entries, complemented by illustrations selected from comic books and incorporating original dialogue and textual narrative, furnish an exhaustive reference on the histories, adversaries, and adventures of Wonder Woman."Article| Michael L. Fleisher| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The World encyclopedia of comics
☯ Full Synopsis : ""Article| Maurice Horn| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States [2 volumes]
☯ Full Synopsis : "In this two-volume work, hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries survey contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts. • Hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries discuss authors, literary works, movements, genres, and social issues • An alphabetical list of entries offers a quick survey of the encyclopedia's contents • A guide to related topics quickly and conveniently directs readers to entries likely to interest them • Bibliographies for specific entries help students find sources of additional information on specialized topics • A selected, general bibliography directs students to the most helpful print and electronic resources on contemporary LGBTQ American literature"Article| Emmanuel S. Nelson| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]
☯ Full Synopsis : "In this two-volume set, a series of expert contributors look at what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, with entries covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development. • 166 entries on specific aspects of boyhood life in North America today, ranging from boy-centered toys, games, and media to issues of masculinity and confusing notions of manhood • Expert contributors from a variety of academic and professional disciplines, providing insight into a range of issues related to the lives of North American boys • Bibliographic listings of works cited and further reading in print and online • A comprehensive index"Article| Shirley R. Steinberg| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Mormons and Popular Culture: The Global Influence of an American Phenomenon [2 volumes]
☯ Full Synopsis : "Many people are unaware of how influential Mormons have been on American popular culture. This book parts the curtain and looks behind the scenes at the little-known but important influence Mormons have had on popular culture in the United States and beyond."Article| J. Michael Hunter| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Comic Book Encyclopedia
☯ Full Synopsis : "A 4–colour, illustrated best–of–the–best of the comic book world – with writers/creators who launched an industry (Jack Kirby, Stan Lee), amazing graphic novels (Preacher, The Watcher), legendary artists (Jim Lee) and characters as wide–ranging as Archie, The Gay Ghost, Batman, Blue Devil and the Fantastic Four. Never before has there been a single volume of superheroes, graphic novels, strange comic icons, legendary writers and artists of the comic world. Comic Book Encyclopedia is the multiverse of comic legend and lore for every comic–book fan, and for everyone who wants to understand the characters, history, and universal appeal of this world. Collected into a single volume, this is the best–of–the–best of comics. From the 1930s to today, it includes everything a young, budding comic reader – or an experienced pro – needs to know and/or read."Article| Ron Goulart| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Icons of the American Comic Book: From Captain America to Wonder Woman [2 volumes]
☯ Full Synopsis : "This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic books—and the creators of these icons of our culture—reflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character. • Includes contributions from 70 expert contributors and leading scholars in the field, with some of the entries written with the aid of popular comic book creators themselves • Provides sidebars within each entry that extend readers' understanding of the subject • Offers "Essential Works" and "Further Reading" recommendations • Includes a comprehensive bibliography"Article| Randy Duncan| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Original Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes
☯ Full Synopsis : "Detailed entries, complemented by illustrations selected from comic books and incorporating original dialogue and textual narrative, furnish an exhaustive reference on the histories, adversaries, and adventures of Batman."Article| Michael L. Fleisher| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Werewolf Book
☯ Full Synopsis : "When Darkness Reigns and the Full Moon Glows, Terror Emerges to Stalk the Unsuspecting… From lycanthropic creatures found on television and film such as Teen Wolf, Twilight, and True Blood to the earliest folklore of shape-shifting creatures, The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shapeshifting Beings is an eye-opening, blood-pounding tour through the ages of monsters with the most amazing camouflage capabilities—they hide among us! Along the way, you’ll land at the doorstep of creatures like hirsute mass-murderer Albert Fish, and Fritz Haarman, who slaughtered and ate his victims—selling the leftovers as steaks and roasts in his butcher shop—as well as visits to mythical shamans, sirens, and skin walkers. Covering 140,000 years of legend, mythology, and fact, The Werewolf Book provides hair-raising evidence of strange and obsessional behavior through the centuries. Learn the basics of becoming a werewolf and the intricacies of slaying the beast. A true homage to werewolves and other full moon beasts, it includes topics such as … • Bear, tiger, coyote, and other shape-shifting people • Classic and modern werewolf movies • Gargoyles, totem poles, and Internet depictions • Serial killers and sadistic rulers • Sorcery, spells, and talismans • Television shows, songs, and computer games"Article| Brad Steiger| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes
☯ Full Synopsis : ""Article| Michael L. Fleisher| Statement ..."