Monday, August 25, 2008

Latest Additions and Updates to Our Bibliography

Here are the latest new and revised bibliography entries (lots this time!). As always, we've also been adding links throughout the website. If you have suggestions or would like to contribute reviews, please let us know.

New Entries:
500 Essential Graphic Novels: The Ultimate Guide. By Gene Kannenberg, Jr. NY: Collins Design, 2008.

Father of the Comics Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer. By David Kunzle. Great Comics Artists series. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2007.

Harvey Pekar: Conversations. Edited by Michael G. Rhode. Conversations with Comic Artists Series. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008 [in press].

Invaders from the North: How Canada Conquered the Comic Book Universe. By John Bell; foreword by Seth. Toronto: The Dundurn Group, 2006.

Jeff Smith: Bone and Beyond. Foreword by Sherri Geldin. Introduction by Lucy Shelton Caswell. Text by Dave Filipi, Scott McCloud, Neil Gaiman. Columbus, OH: Wexner Center for the Arts, 2008.

Meanwhile...: A Biography of Milton Caniff, Creator of Terry and the Pirates and Steve Canyon
. By Robert C. Harvey. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2007.

Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean. By Douglas Wolk. Da Capo Press, 2007.

Son of Invisible Art: Graphic Novels for Libraries. Compiled by Joss O'Kelly. Aylesbury: Library and Information Service for Schools, Buckinghamshire County Council, 2001.

Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy. By Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton. Introduction by Michael Chabon. Metropolitan Museum of Art; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Töpffer: L'invention de la bande dessinée. By Thierry Groensteen and Benôit Peeters. Hermann Editeurs des Sciences et des Arts, 1994.

Where Demented Wented: The Art and Comics of Rory Hayes. By Rory Hayes. Edited by Dan Nadel and Glenn Bray, with essays by Geoffrey Hayes and Edwin Pouncey. Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2008.

Wordless Books: The Original Graphic Novels. By David A. Beronä. Introduction by Peter Kuper. Abrams, 2008.
Revised Entries:
Art Spiegelman: Conversations. Ed. Joseph Witek. Conversations with Comic Artists. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2007.

Comics as Philosophy.
Edited by Jeff McLaughlin. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005.

Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga. By Frederik L. Schodt.
Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge P, 1996.

The Great Comic Book Heroes. By Jules Feiffer. 1965. New York: Dial, 1977.

Forging a New Medium: The Comic Strip in the Nineteenth Century. Edited by Charles Dierick and Pascal Lefèvre. Brussels: VUB University Press, 1998.

Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics. By Frederik L. Schodt. Foreword by Osamu Tezuka. Tokyo, New York, and San Francisco: Kodansha International, 1983.

Rebel Visions: The Underground Comix Revolution, 1963-1975. By Patrick Rosenkranz. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, 2002.

Seduction of the Innocent. By Fredric Wertham. New York & Toronto: Reinhart, 1954.

The System of Comics. By Thierry Groensteen. Trans. Bart Beaty and Nick Nguyen. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2007.

The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America. By David Hajdu. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.

Unpopular Culture: Transforming the European Comic Book in the 1990s. By Bart Beaty. University of Toronto Press, 2007.



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