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Asian Comics

John A. Lent


Asian Comics is the first book that covers the comics (comic books and magazines, humor/cartoon magazines, newspaper strips, graphic novels, and gag panels) of the continent − 16 countries in all. Broken into parts on East, Southeast, and South Asia, the book carefully surveys the history and contemporary status of comics, both from artistic and industrial perspectives and including main stream and alternative forms and points out trends, issues, and problems cartoonists face. Decades-long (more than 30 years) research was carried out through interviews with more than 400 comics-related indivi ... More

Keywords: Asian comic books, Asian cartoon magazines, Asian graphic novels, comics industry, comics aesthetics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781628461589
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2016 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628461589.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John A. Lent, author