Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy)

By Mark Berninger

Those essays from a number of serious disciplines learn how comedian books and image narratives movement among quite a few media, whereas merging adolescence and grownup cultures and well known and excessive paintings. The articles function overseas views on comics and image novels released within the united states, Canada, nice Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. issues diversity from movie version, to journalism in comics, to the present manga growth.

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