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Comic Art in Museums

Kim A. Munson

Abstract

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 made comic art newly attractive to curators, museums, and university galleries. More artists identified with comics are getting big budget retrospectives, collecting institutions are mounting rich historical shows, and exhibits capitalizing on the popularity of all types of comics are popping up around the world. This book is an introduction to the history and controversies that have shaped comics ... More

Keywords: Museum, Exhibition, Comics, High and Low, Masters of American Comics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781496828118
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2021 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kim A. Munson, editor

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Contents

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Introduction

Kim A. Munson

Mort Walker, Historian

Cullen Murphy

Comic Connoisseurs

David Deitcher

High Way Robbery

Michael Dooley

How Low Can You Go?

John Carlin

Genius in a Box

Alexi Worth