Comics

Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at May 4, 2016
Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation

Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation by Sheena C. Howard
English | Mar. 14, 2013 | ISBN: 1441135286, 1441172769 | 284 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Bringing together contributors from a wide-range of critical perspectives, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation is an analytic history of the diverse contributions of Black artists to the medium of comics.

Douglas Wolk, "Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at March 22, 2016
Douglas Wolk, "Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean"

Douglas Wolk, "Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean"
Publisher: Da Capo Pr | 2007 | ISBN: 0306815095/0306816164 | English | PDF | 405 pages | 9.6 Mb

Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. In Reading Comics, critic Douglas Wolk shows us why and how. Wolk illuminates the most dazzling creators of modern comics-from Alan Moore to Alison Bechdel to Chris Ware-and explains their roots, influences, and where they fit into the pantheon of art. …
DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics [Repost]

DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics by Jim Steranko
English | Aug. 1, 2004 | ISBN: 0823010309 | 144 Pages | PDF | 56.7 MB
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels by Scott McCloud
English | Sep 5, 2006 | ISBN: 0060780940 | 2732 Pages | PDF | 37 MB

Scott McCloud tore down the wall between high and low culture in 1993 with Understanding Comics, a massive comic book about comics, linking the medium to such diverse fields as media theory, movie criticism, and web design.
War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film (Repost)

War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film by Marc Dipaolo
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0786447184 | 343 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

Superhero adventure comics have a long history of commenting upon American public opinion and government policy, and the surge in the popularity of comics since the events of September 11, 2001, ensures their continued relevance.

Comics Versus Art: Comics in the Art World  

Posted by nebulae at Oct. 25, 2014
Comics Versus Art: Comics in the Art World

Bart Beaty, "Comics Versus Art: Comics in the Art World"
English | ISBN: 1442612045 | 2012 | 288 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Projections: Comics and the History of Twenty-First-Century Storytelling (Post*45)

Projections: Comics and the History of Twenty-First-Century Storytelling (Post*45) by Jared Gardner
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0804771472 , 0804771464 | 240 pages | PDF | 5,6 MB

When Art Spiegelman's Maus won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992, it marked a new era for comics. Comics are now taken seriously by the same academic and cultural institutions that long dismissed the form. And the visibility of comics continues to increase, with alternative cartoonists now published by major presses and more comics-based films arriving on the screen each year.
Superheroes!: Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Films by Roz Kaveney

Superheroes!: Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Films by Roz Kaveney
I. B. Tauris | March 18, 2008 | English | ISBN: 1845115694 | 288 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Modern myths, cheap trash or the objects of fetishist desire?
Most people know something about Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman, even if what they know is heavily filtered through film and television versions, rather than the comics in which they first appeared. Yet, even though the continuity of the DC and Marvel Comics universes rival or surpass in size almost anything else in Western culture, surprisingly little attention has been paid to comics, which we are supposed to grow out of.

The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics (repost)  

Posted by arundhati at April 21, 2014
The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics (repost)

Freddie E. Williams, "The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics"
2009 | ISBN: 0823099237 | 144 pages | EPUB | 7 MB
The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics the DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics

Dennis O'Neil, "The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics the DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics"
English | ISBN: 0823010279 | 2001 | 128 pages | EPUB | 21 MB