Cover of: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet by Stephen Weiner

Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

The Rise of the Graphic Novel

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Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

The Rise of the Graphic Novel

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NBM
Language
English
Pages
64

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Graphic novels have exploded off bookstore shelves into movies, college courses, and the New York Times book review, and comics historian and children's literature specialist Stephen Weiner explains the phenomenon in this groundbreaking book-the first history of graphic novels. From the agonizing Holocaust vision of Art Spiegelman's Maus to the teenage angst of Dan Clowes's Ghost World, this study enters the heart of the graphic novel revolution. The complete history of this popular format is explained, from the first modern, urban autobiographical graphic novel, Will Eisner.

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Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
2012, NBM
in English
Cover of: Faster than a Speeding Bullet
Faster than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel
March 2004, NBM
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
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New York

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-64) and ilustrations.

Other Titles
Rise of the graphic novel

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
741.5/09
Library of Congress
PN6710 .W45 2003, PN6710.W45 2003

Contributors

Foreword
Will Eisner
Book Designer
Chris Shadoian
Cover Art
Jeff Smith
Editor
N. C. Christopher Couch

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 64 p. :
Number of pages
64
Dimensions
24 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3690116M
Internet Archive
fasterthanspeedi0000wein
ISBN 10
1561633674, 1561633682
ISBN 13
9781561633678, 9781561633685
LCCN
2003058827
OCLC/WorldCat
52727820
Library Thing
606155
Goodreads
2147144
160475

Work Description

Presents a history and an outlook on the genre of fiction known as "Graphic novels", which began in the early 1950s and, according to the author, their popularity is growing rapidly.

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