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Download e-book for iPad: A Brief History of Comic Book Movies by Wheeler Winston Dixon,Richard Graham

By Wheeler Winston Dixon,Richard Graham

ISBN-10: 331947183X

ISBN-13: 9783319471839

A short historical past of comedian e-book Movies traces the meteoric upward thrust of the hybrid paintings type of the comedian e-book movie. those movies hint their origins back to the early Forties, while the 1st Batman and Superman serials were made. The serials, and later tv indicates within the Fifties and 60s, have been for the main half designed for kids.

But at the present time, with the carrying on with upward thrust of Comic-Con, they appear to be extra a component of the mainstream motion picture going event than ever, beautiful to adults besides as younger enthusiasts. This e-book examines comedian booklet video clips from the past and current, exploring how those motion pictures formed American tradition from the post-World conflict II period to the current day, and the way they tailored to the altering tastes and mores of succeeding generations.

Organized in tough chronological order, the book's 5 chapters hide Origins, The DC Universe, The surprise Universe, Animé motion pictures, and Indies and Outliers, interpreting not just Hollywood motion pictures, yet eu, Asian, and French lively movies besides.

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