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Graphic novels: history & criticism

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

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The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth

Ken Krimstein

Biography; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Social & political philosophy; Fascism & Nazism

Paperback

'A genre-breaking insight... [more]

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Little Book of X Men

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Little Book of X Men

Roy Thomas, Unknown

Anthologies (non-poetry); Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Paperback

They were mutants living in a world that hated and distrusted them! They made it their mission to find, protect, and train... [more]

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Comic Book Implosion: An Oral History of DC Comics Circa 1978

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Comic Book Implosion: An Oral History of DC Comics Circa 1978

Keith Dallas, John Wells

Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Paperback

Things looked bleak for comic books throughout the 1970s because of plummeting sell-through rates. With each passing year,... [more]

$41.95

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I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars & the Triumph of Geek Culture

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I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars & the Triumph of Geek Culture...

A. D. Jameson

Film & movie: styles & genres; Science fiction; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Popular culture

Hardback

A lifelong geek lays out the history and aesthetic of this geekiest of moments in popular culture, beginning and ending with... [more]

$47.95

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DC Comics Variant Covers: The Complete Visual History

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DC Comics Variant Covers: The Complete Visual History

Daniel Wallace

Comic book & cartoon art; Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback

For the first time ever, explore the complete visual history of DC Comics variant comic book covers in this amazing collection.<br... [more]

$65.00

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Marvel Avengers Ultimate Guide (2018 Edition)

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Marvel Avengers Ultimate Guide (2018 Edition)

DK

Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback

Learn all you ever wanted to know about Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Scarlet Witch, and... [more]

$35.00

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Captain America vs Iron Man: Freedom Security Psychology

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Captain America vs Iron Man: Freedom Security Psychology

Stan Lee

Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Popular culture; Popular psychology

Paperback

This collection of 11 provocative essays examines the complex psychological and political choices made by Captain America... [more]

$14.99

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Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Vol 1 (GN)

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Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Vol 1 (GN)

Ben Gelinas, David Gaider, Ben Gelinas, Mike Laidlaw, David Various Artists

Science fiction; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback

Suitable for Dragon Age newcomers, this volume brings you up to speed on everything you need to know about the regions, religions,... [more]

$55.00

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British Superhero

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British Superhero

Chris Murray

Science fiction; Graphic novels: history & criticism; British & Irish history; Popular culture

Paperback

Reveals the largely unknown and rather surprising history of the British superhero. It is often thought that Britain did not... [more]

$88.00

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American Superhero: Encyclopedia of Caped Crusaders in History

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American Superhero: Encyclopedia of Caped Crusaders in History

Richard A. Hall

Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; History of the Americas

Hardback

This compilation of essential information on 100 superheroes from comic book issues, various print and online references,... [more]

$167.95

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Why Superman Doesn't Take Over The World: What Superheroes Can Tell Us About Economics

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Why Superman Doesn't Take Over The World: What Superheroes Can Tell Us About...

J. Brian O'Roark

Film, TV & Radio; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Popular culture; Business & Economics; Economics

Hardback

Why do some superheroes have day jobs? Why do villains keep trying even though they almost never win? Why don't heroes simply... [more]

$30.95

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Marvel Encyclopedia (2019 New Edition)

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Marvel Encyclopedia (2019 New Edition)

Stan Lee, DK

Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Reference works

Hardback

A book that mankind has been hungering for, a book that is-now and forever-a shining beacon of wonder, a titanic tribute... [more]

$71.95

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Tour of Fabletown (GN): Patterns and Plots in Bill Willinghams Fables

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Tour of Fabletown (GN): Patterns and Plots in Bill Willinghams Fables

Neta Gordon

Comic book & cartoon art; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Paperback

In 2002, Vertigo/DC Comics published the first issue of Bill Willingham's Fables. After many awards, Fables concluded its... [more]

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Slugfest: Inside the Epic 50 Year Battle Between Marvel and DC

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Slugfest: Inside the Epic 50 Year Battle Between Marvel and DC

Reed Tucker

Comic book & cartoon art; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

The most bruising battle in the superhero world isn't between spandex-clad characters -- it's between the publishers themselves.... [more]

$32.99

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Moe Manifesto: An Insider's Look at the Worlds of Manga, Anime, and Gaming

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Moe Manifesto: An Insider's Look at the Worlds of Manga, Anime, and Gaming...

Patrick W. Galbraith

Graphic novel & Manga artwork; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Paperback

MOE is a huge cultural phenomenon and one of the driving forces behind the enormous success of Japanese anime and manga not... [more]

$14.99

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Marvel: Year by Year (Updated Edition 2017)

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Marvel: Year by Year (Updated Edition 2017)

DK

Comic book & cartoon art; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback

The most comprehensive history of Marvel Comics ever published, Marvel Year by Year: A Visual History explores Marvel's fascinating... [more]

$69.99

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He Man and She Ra: A Complete Guide to the Classic Animated Adventures

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He Man and She Ra: A Complete Guide to the Classic Animated Adventures

James Eatock

Fiction-related items; Fiction companions; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback

From 1983 to 1986, He-Man and his twin sister She-Ra entranced a generation of boys and girls all around the word with their... [more]

$55.00

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Hellboys World (GN): Comics and Monsters on the Margins

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Hellboys World (GN): Comics and Monsters on the Margins

Scott Bukatman

Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Paperback

Hellboy, Mike Mignola's famed comic book demon hunter, wanders through a haunting and horrific world steeped in the history... [more]

$49.99

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Terra Australis

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Terra Australis

Laurent-Frederic Bollee

Graphic novels: history & criticism; History

Paperback

The definitive account of the birth of Australia [more]

$41.95

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Daniel Clowes Reader (GN): Ghost World: Nine Short Stories and Critical Material

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Daniel Clowes Reader (GN): Ghost World: Nine Short Stories and Critical...

Ken Parille, Ken Parille

Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Paperback

This landmark collection features 10 of Clowes' most influential graphic narratives, along with interviews in which he talks... [more]

$49.99

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Dan Dare: Space Fleet Operations Manual

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Dan Dare: Space Fleet Operations Manual

Rod Barzilay

Fiction & Literature; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science

Hardback

Dan Dare is easily the most famous British comic hero. His adventures appeared in the original Eagle magazine during the 1950s... [more]

$34.95

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V for Vendetta As Cultural Pastiche: A Critical Study of the Graphic Novel and F

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V for Vendetta As Cultural Pastiche: A Critical Study of the Graphic Novel...

James R. Keller

Film theory & criticism; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; Popular culture

Paperback

The 2005 film, V for Vendetta represents a postmodern pastiche, a collection of fragments pasted together from the original... [more]

$54.95

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MetaMaus (GN): A Look Inside a Modern Classic Maus

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MetaMaus (GN): A Look Inside a Modern Classic Maus

Art Spiegelman

Memoirs; Graphic novels: true stories & non-fiction; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism; The Holocaust

Hardback

MAUS is widely renowned as one of the greatest pieces of art and literature ever written about the Holocaust. It is adored... [more]

$63.95

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1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die: Ultimate Guide to Comic Books Graphic

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1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die: Ultimate Guide to Comic Books...

Terry Gilliam

Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback

Visually amazing, this critical history of comic books, manga, and graphic novels is a must-have for any comic buff or collector.... [more]

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Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India

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Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India

Raminder Kaur (Professor of Anthropology and Cultural Studies in the School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex, UK), Saif Eqbal (Doctoral candidate at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India)

Graphic novels: history & criticism; Cultural studies; Media studies; Age groups: adolescents

Paperback

This pioneering book presents a history and ethnography of adventure comic books for young people in India with a particular... [more]

$62.99

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