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Manhua’s Golden Age

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

in Comics Art in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811745
eISBN:
9781496811783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811745.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The 1920s and 1930s were very important in the development of China’s comic art tradition. Lianhuanhua greatly expanded in number; the first successful newspaper strips (Ye Qianyu’s “Mr. Wang,” Zhang ... More


Preambling by the Milestones: Comics Acquire Their Distinctive Lineaments

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/9781628461428.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter presents a timeline of the history of comics. “Comics” denote both comic books and newspaper comic strips. Until the mid-1960s, no one cared much about the ancient history of comic ... More


“It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s an Elementary-Aged Girl!”: Remembering a Time in American Comics When Young Female Protagonists Ruled

Michelle Ann Abate

in Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Introduction provides necessary historical background information. It gives an overview of the book's overall aims and argument, and it also summarizes the project's methodology and ... More


We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire

Kerry D. Soper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032844
eISBN:
9781617032851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032844.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Walt Kelly is one of the most respected and innovative American cartoonists of the twentieth century. His long-running Pogo newspaper strip has been cited by modern comics artists and scholars as one ... More


The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Paul Williams and James Lyons (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737929
eISBN:
9781604737936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737929.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Starting in the mid-1980s, a talented set of comics artists changed the comic-book industry in the United States forever by introducing adult sensibilities and aesthetic considerations into popular ... More


History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Mark McKinney (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In Belgium, France, Switzerland, and other French-speaking countries, many well-known comics artists have focused their attention on historical and political events. In works ranging from comic books ... More


Comics and the U.S. South

Brannon Costello and Qiana J. Whitted (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030185
eISBN:
9781621032212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book offers a wide-ranging assessment of how life and culture in the United States South is represented in serial comics, graphic novels, newspaper comic strips, and webcomics. Diverting the ... More


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