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By Hillary L. Chute,Patrick Jagoda

The prior decade has obvious the medium of comics achieve remarkable heights of serious acclaim and advertisement success. Comics & Media displays that, bringing jointly an grand array of contributors--creators and critics alike--to speak about the country, destiny, and capability of the medium.

Loaded with full-color reproductions of labor by way of such legends as R. Crumb, artwork Spiegelman, Alison Bechdel, Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes, and Lynda Barry, the publication addresses where of comics in either a latest and historic context. Essays by way of such high-profile figures as Tom Gunning, N. Katherine Hayles, Patrick Jagoda, and W. J. T. Mitchell deal with a gorgeous diversity of subject matters, together with where of comics within the historical past of aesthetics, adjustments to renowned artwork kinds, electronic humanities, and ongoing tensions among new and previous media. the result's a considerable breakthrough for our knowing of what comics are and will be, and the becoming position they carry in our culture.

 

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