The power of comics: history, form and culture

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Continuum, Apr 1, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 346 pages
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The Power of Comics is the first textbook to introduce undergraduate students to a broader understanding of the medium and its communication potential.

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User Review  - Shanna Early - Goodreads

This book is designed as an introductory textbook for the study of comics. I would definitely use it in the classroom if I were teaching a course on comics. But it's also a very readable, very accessible resource for anyone interested in learning about comics. Read full review

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still on chapter 10, page 226 Read full review

Contents

Developing a Medium
20
The Maturation of the Medium
69
The Comic Book Industry
85
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Matthew J. Smith is Associate Professor and Chair of Communication at Wittenberg University.