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Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book

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Using theoretical framework to examine the construction of comic book culture, Lopes explains how and why comic books have captured the public's imagination and gained a fanatic cult following.
Paperback, 260 pages
Published May 28th 2009 by Temple University Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Dec 26, 2011 JC rated it liked it
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I wouldn't call myself a comic book fan. I've read a few here and there, but never anything seriously and I have never purchased a comic book. I happened upon this book and thought it would be interesting though. The overall book was pretty interesting, but there were times where I was a bit bored. The book covers from the beginning of comic books through to major motion pictures of today. In a nutshell, the comic book rage has been a roller coaster ride having really high times and times when i ...more
Rachael
Read for history of American comics. Yes I actually got to take it for credit :) this text was a bit dense--but informative nonetheless.
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Excellent cultural history of comic books with an eye towards sociological theory and a focus on how comics moved from marginalized sub-culture to serious art form.
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