Webcomics (Bloomsbury Comics Studies) (Paperback)

Webcomics (Bloomsbury Comics Studies) By Sean Kleefeld, Derek Parker Royal (Editor) Cover Image
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Description


The first critical guide to cover the history, form and key critical issues of the medium, Webcomics helps readers explore the diverse and increasingly popular worlds of online comics.

In an accessible and easy-to-navigate format, the book covers such topics as:

-The history of webcomics and how developments in technology from the 1980s onwards presented new opportunities for comics creators and audiences
-Cultural contexts - from the new financial and business models allowed by digital media to social justice causes in contemporary webcomics
-Key texts - from early examples of the form such as Girl Genius and Penny Arcade to popular current titles such as Questionable Content and Dumbing of Age
-Important theoretical and critical approaches to studying webcomics

Webcomics
includes a glossary of crucial critical terms, annotated guides to further reading, and online resources and discussion questions to help students and readers develop their understanding of the genre and pursue independent study.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781350028173
ISBN-10: 1350028177
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: June 25th, 2020
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Bloomsbury Comics Studies