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Bricktop"s comic history of America

by Bricktop.

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Published by M.J. Ivers & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- Humor

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : J.B. Collin, 1884.

    Other titlesComic history of America
    Statementillustrated by Thomas Worth.
    GenreHumor.
    ContributionsWorth, Thomas, 1834-1917.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE179 .S64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974644M
    LC Control Number03028529

    2 Comic Books and American Cultural History is a diverse anthology of articles that examine and reflect how comic books and graphic novels can be used as resources for understanding the cultural history of the United States. As the back cover of the book informs us, “[o]ver the last twenty years, there has been a proliferation of book-length works focusing on the history of comic books, but. Comic Books and American Cultural History is an anthology that examines the ways in which comic books can be used to understand the history of the United States. Over the last twenty years, there has been a proliferation of book-length works focusing on the history of comic books, but few have investigated how comics can be used as sources for doing American cultural history. These original.

    New York: Atheneum, xviii, p. + 16p. photos, first edition clothbacked boards gilt attractive book design in dust jacket. The jacket is edgeworn with a couple short tears and a faint area of sticker adhesive at the tail, book itself is clean and sound, overall a good copy. Fascinating autobiography of an African American impresario who went from prohibition Harlem to the center of.   The Library’s vast trove of comic books exposes a unique and revealing history of American popular culture. Open a comic book, and you can see America in .

      And once each year, comic shops throughout the country participate in Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) with comics specially provided by a range of publishers. Selected Bibliography. Beaty, Bart. Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture. University Press of Mississippi, Benton, Mike. The Comic Book in America: An Illustrated History. Well, now you too can be a Cap expert, without having to read the + comic books (seriously) Captain America has appeared in. Just consult the history below; a history portioned out by the eras.


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