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The contemporary comic book superhero

by Angela Ndalianis

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Heroes in art,
  • Heroes in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Angela Ndalianis.
    SeriesRoutledge research in cultural and media studies -- 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6725 .N33 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16841857M
    ISBN 109780415991766
    LC Control Number2008019470

    Superman made it all the way to number 1 on IGN's Top Comic Book Heroes. Check out which Comic Book Heroe made it to number 1! Superman is the blueprint for the modern superhero. Gene Colan, comic book artist ; Peter David, comics writer and "writer of stuff" Will Eisner, comics artist ; Jules Feiffer, cartoonist; Lyonel Feininger, cartoonist (Kin-der-Kids) Max Gaines, founder of EC Comics, pioneering figure in the creation of the modern comic book.

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