Comics A Global History 1968 to Present SC (2014) comic books
1st printing. By Dan Mazur and Alexander Danner. Comics, manga, bandes dessinées, fumetti, tebeo, historietas - no matter the name, they have been a powerful medium across four continents for decades. This is the history of comics around the world from the late 1960s to the dawn of the 21st century. The images here are bright and colorful, dark and brooding, arresting and pleasant, all at the same time. An unprecedented collection includes around 260 expertly chosen illustrations, many reproduced in full-page format for more sophisticated analysis. In showing us both post-apocalyptic dreamscapes and portraits of the everyday, Comics looks at this thirty-plus year period through a very unique lens. Softcover, 304 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.