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Mysterious TravelersSteve Ditko and the Search for a New Liberal Identity

Mysterious Travelers: Steve Ditko and the Search for a New Liberal Identity

Zack Kruse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496830531
eISBN:
9781496830586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830531.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Steve Ditko (1927–2018) is one of the most important contributors to American comic books. As the cocreator of Spider-Man and sole creator of Dr. Strange, Ditko made an indelible mark on American ... More

R. CrumbLiterature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self

R. Crumb: Literature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self

David Stephen Calonne

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496831859
eISBN:
9781496831903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831859.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Robert Crumb: Literature, Autobiography, and the Quest for Self is the first monograph to explore the intersection between Crumb’s love of literature, his search for the meaning of life and the ways ... More

Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Thomas Giddens (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828996
eISBN:
9781496829047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Recent decades have seen a blossoming of academic and scholarly concern with comics. Within the ecosystems of this growth, dominant assumptions have taken root—assumptions around the particular ... More

Comic Art in Museums

Comic Art in Museums

Kim A. Munson (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Over the last twenty years, the growing diversity in content and artistic innovation in graphic novels, comic books, and web comics combined with the popularity of films based on comics material have ... More

Graphic IndigeneityComics in the Americas and Australasia

Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia

Frederick Luis Aldama (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828019
eISBN:
9781496828002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828019.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia brings together scholarship that interrogates mainstream comic book traditions that have negatively stereotyped as well as positively ... More

Monstrous Women in Comics

Monstrous Women in Comics

Samantha Langsdale and Elizabeth Rae Coody (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827623
eISBN:
9781496827678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827623.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Many studies of the monster and monstrosity have focused on women, and most do so (at least in part) in relation to some type of visual culture. However, few have examined the appearance of monstrous ... More

Ms. Marvel's AmericaNo Normal

Ms. Marvel's America: No Normal

Jessica Baldanzi and Hussein Rashid (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496827029
eISBN:
9781496827067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book is a scholarly examination of the comic book character of the new Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan, from multiple disciplinary approaches, including religious studies, gender studies, cultural ... More

With Great Power Comes Great PedagogyTeaching, Learning, and Comics

With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, and Comics

Susan E. Kirtley, Antero Garcia, and Peter E. Carlson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826046
eISBN:
9781496826039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This collection sets out the stakes, definitions, and exemplars of contemporary comics pedagogy. From K-12 contexts to higher ed instruction to ongoing communities of scholars working outside of the ... More

How the Other Half LaughsThe Comic Sensibility in American Culture, 1895-1920

How the Other Half Laughs: The Comic Sensibility in American Culture, 1895-1920

Jean Lee Cole

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826527
eISBN:
9781496826572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826527.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In the popular press of the early twentieth century, immigrant masses and the tenement districts were frequently portrayed as occasions for laughter rather than as objects of pity or problems to be ... More

The Comics of Alison BechdelFrom the Outside In

The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside In

Janine Utell (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825773
eISBN:
9781496825827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825773.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Comics of Alison Bechdel is the first full-length volume dedicated to the comics art of Alison Bechdel, beginning with her early work on the long-running serial comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For ... More

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