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Graphic Novels, Comic Books, Anime, and Manga

This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to Graphic Novels, Comics, Anime, and Manga.

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ENG 257 Comic and Graphic Novel Research Guide

This library research guide provides resources related to ENG 257 Comics and Graphic Novels.

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The Graphic Novel: An Introduction

This book provides both students and scholars with a critical and historical introduction to the graphic novel. Jan Baetens and Hugo Frey explore this exciting form of visual and literary communication, showing readers how to situate and analyze graphic novels since their rise to prominence half a century ago.

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Studying Comics and Graphic Novels

This introduction to studying comics and graphic novels is a structured guide to a popular topic. It deploys new cognitive methods of textual analysis and features activities and exercises throughout.

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Comix: Beyond the Comic Book Pages: Inside the Comic Book Industry

An exciting new feature film documentary about the world of comic books told through the thoughts and images of the creators, artists, writers, collectors, store owners, independent publishers, and especially the passionate fans who have made it the phenomenon that it is today.

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Manga: An Anthology of Global and Cultural Perspectives

 Containing sections addressing the manga industry on an international scale, the different genres, formats and artists, as well the fans themselves, Manga: An Anthology of Global and Cultural Perspectives is an important collection of essays by an international cast of scholars, experts, and fans, and provides a one-stop resource for all those who want to learn more about manga, as well as for anybody teaching a course on the subject.

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