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Bill Hume and Babysan: Fame in the Far East, Unknown in the West

Robert C. Harvey

in Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461428
eISBN:
9781626740778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461428.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter is about cartoonist Bill Hume and his creation Babysan, which is about a toothsome young Japanese woman who entertained U.S. occupation troops in the early 1950s. When Hume was ... More


Between Mimesis and Fantasy: Binaries and Boundaries in The Books of Magic

Andrew Eichel

in The Artistry of Neil Gaiman: Finding Light in the Shadows

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821645
eISBN:
9781496821690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821645.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter states that Neil Gaiman's graphic series The Books of Magic is a refutation of the binary opposition between mimetic and non-mimetic modes of thought. Throughout protagonist Timothy ... More


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