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The Resource Comics; anatomy of a mass medium, [by] Reinhold Reitberger [and] Wolfgang Fuchs. [Translated from the German by Nadia Fowler

Comics; anatomy of a mass medium, [by] Reinhold Reitberger [and] Wolfgang Fuchs. [Translated from the German by Nadia Fowler

Label
Comics; anatomy of a mass medium
Title
Comics; anatomy of a mass medium
Statement of responsibility
[by] Reinhold Reitberger [and] Wolfgang Fuchs. [Translated from the German by Nadia Fowler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engger
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Comics; anatomy of a mass medium, [by] Reinhold Reitberger [and] Wolfgang Fuchs. [Translated from the German by Nadia Fowler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On the original German ed. Fuchs' name appeared first
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 257-258
Contents
1. The characteristics of comics -- Comics as a mass medium -- History of comics -- Methods of production -- Forms and features -- 2. Humour and everyday life -- The "fall guy" and the grotesque -- "Kid" strips -- The family strip: mirror of life -- It's wonderful to be a teenager -- Donald Duck & co. -- High-flying imagination -- Pogofenokee -- Dogpatch, USA -- Peanuts -- Beetle Bailey -- The new wave -- 3. Adventure and melodrama -- A successful double event -- Back to nature -- Science fiction -- If you enjoy being scared out of your wits ... -- The old tales of chivalry -- High melodrama -- Detectives and policemen -- The adventurers -- The war: GI Joe's heroic deeds -- The Western: the frontier ... an American Garden of Eden? -- 4. Super-heroes -- Modern myths -- History of the super-heroes -- Marvel: a new era -- The super-hero boom -- Extended powers -- Super-sex -- The "side-kick" -- Motivation -- The secret identity -- Super-heroines -- Super-villains -- Brain versus brawn -- 5. Criticism and censorship -- Dr. Wertham on horror -- History of crime comics -- Code and censorship -- Comics in the classroom -- 6. Society as portrayed in comics -- The image of society imposed by censorship -- Society's image in comics, expressed in statistics -- Ethnic minorities -- War: the great leveller -- Law and order -- Comics producers and public taste -- Comics and advertising -- Comics: an American institution -- 7. Inter-media dependencies -- History of the mass media -- Pulps: forerunners of comic books -- Radio series: comics without pictures -- Interaction between film, radio, television, and comics -- The cartoon film -- 8. The European comics scene -- The European comics tradition -- Comics in Germany -- Comics in France and Belgium -- Comics in Italy -- Comics in England and in other countries -- 9. Sex and satire -- Intellectual, sexy, elitist -- MAD -- Comics from the underground -- 10. The art of comics -- Comics and the high renaissance -- Art in comics -- Style and technique -- Comics and pop art -- 11. Trends and developments -- Heroes are humanized -- Ethnic minorities -- Drugs and the liberalization of the Code -- New directions -- Code of the Comics Magazine Association of America, Inc
Control code
524031
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
264 p.
Lccn
72001826 //r73
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Clarence Schultz, 2010 (Access. No. 2010-111). Paperbound.
Other physical details
illus.
Label
Comics; anatomy of a mass medium, [by] Reinhold Reitberger [and] Wolfgang Fuchs. [Translated from the German by Nadia Fowler
Publication
Note
On the original German ed. Fuchs' name appeared first
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 257-258
Contents
1. The characteristics of comics -- Comics as a mass medium -- History of comics -- Methods of production -- Forms and features -- 2. Humour and everyday life -- The "fall guy" and the grotesque -- "Kid" strips -- The family strip: mirror of life -- It's wonderful to be a teenager -- Donald Duck & co. -- High-flying imagination -- Pogofenokee -- Dogpatch, USA -- Peanuts -- Beetle Bailey -- The new wave -- 3. Adventure and melodrama -- A successful double event -- Back to nature -- Science fiction -- If you enjoy being scared out of your wits ... -- The old tales of chivalry -- High melodrama -- Detectives and policemen -- The adventurers -- The war: GI Joe's heroic deeds -- The Western: the frontier ... an American Garden of Eden? -- 4. Super-heroes -- Modern myths -- History of the super-heroes -- Marvel: a new era -- The super-hero boom -- Extended powers -- Super-sex -- The "side-kick" -- Motivation -- The secret identity -- Super-heroines -- Super-villains -- Brain versus brawn -- 5. Criticism and censorship -- Dr. Wertham on horror -- History of crime comics -- Code and censorship -- Comics in the classroom -- 6. Society as portrayed in comics -- The image of society imposed by censorship -- Society's image in comics, expressed in statistics -- Ethnic minorities -- War: the great leveller -- Law and order -- Comics producers and public taste -- Comics and advertising -- Comics: an American institution -- 7. Inter-media dependencies -- History of the mass media -- Pulps: forerunners of comic books -- Radio series: comics without pictures -- Interaction between film, radio, television, and comics -- The cartoon film -- 8. The European comics scene -- The European comics tradition -- Comics in Germany -- Comics in France and Belgium -- Comics in Italy -- Comics in England and in other countries -- 9. Sex and satire -- Intellectual, sexy, elitist -- MAD -- Comics from the underground -- 10. The art of comics -- Comics and the high renaissance -- Art in comics -- Style and technique -- Comics and pop art -- 11. Trends and developments -- Heroes are humanized -- Ethnic minorities -- Drugs and the liberalization of the Code -- New directions -- Code of the Comics Magazine Association of America, Inc
Control code
524031
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
264 p.
Lccn
72001826 //r73
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Clarence Schultz, 2010 (Access. No. 2010-111). Paperbound.
Other physical details
illus.

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