Resources and Cited for 20th century American Comics and Politics


Resources

A Comics Studies Reader. Ed. Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2009. Print.

Allen, Kate, and John E. Ingulsrud. "Manga Literacy: Popular Culture and the Reading Habits of Japanese College Students." Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 46.8 (2003): 674+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Behlman, Lee. "The Escapist: Fantasy, Folklore, and the Pleasures of the Comic Book in Recent Jewish American Holocaust Fiction." Shofar 22.3 (2004): 56+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Berger, Arthur Asa. The Comic-Stripped American: What Dick Tracy, Blondie, Daddy Warbucks and Charlie Brown Tell Us about Ourselves. New York: Walker Publishing, 1973. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Bernstein, Lee. The Greatest Menace: Organized Crime in Cold War America. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2002. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Brown, Jeffrey A. "Comic Book Masculinity and the New Black Superhero." African American Review 33.1 (1999): 25. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Chaney, Michael A. "Drawing on History in Recent African American Graphic Novels." MELUS 32.3 (2007): 175+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

"Civil War Epic Explores Many Critical Social Issues." The Washington Times 30 Sept. 2006: C09. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Clarkson, Alexander. "Virtual Heroes: Boys, Masculinity and Historical Memory in War Comics 1945 - 1995." Thymos 2.2 (2008): 175+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Cullen, Jim. The Art of Democracy: A concise History of Popular culture in the United States. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1996.   Print.

Duncan, Randy and Matthew J. Smith.   The Power of Comics: History, Form, & Culture. New York, NY: The Continuum International Publishing Group Inc., 2009. Print.

Eisner, Will. Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative. Tamarac, FL: Poorhouse Press, 1996. Print.

---. Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices from the Legendary Cartoonist. Tamarac, FL: Poorhouse Press, 1985. Print.

---. Expressive Anatomy for Comics and Narrative: Principles and Practices from the Legendary Cartoonist. New York, NY: W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., 2008. Print.

"The Escapist Must Stop Postwar Nazi Activity." The Washington Times 29 Jan. 2005: C09. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Gizzi, John. "Death of the "comics Commando"." Human Events 1 Sept. 2003: 14+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Groensteen, Thierry. The System of Comics. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2009. Print.

Hajdu, David.   The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. Print.

Heilbrunn, Jacob. "Ker-Splat!." Washington Monthly June 2001: 46. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Jones, Gerard.   Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters and the Birth of the Comic Book. New York, NY: Basic Books, 2004. Print.

Juan-Navarro, Santiago, and Theodore Robert Young, eds. A Twice-Told Tale: Reinventing the Encounter in Iberian/Iberian American Literature and Film. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2001. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

The Language of Comics:   Word and Image . Ed. Robin Varnum and Christina Gibbons. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2001. Print.

Lent, John A., ed. Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Madrid, Mike.   The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines. USA: Exterminating Angel Press, 2009. Print.

Matthews, Kristin L. "A Mad Proposition in Postwar America." The Journal of American Culture 30.2 (2007): 212+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art. New York: HarperPerinnial, 1994. Print.

McLaughlin, Jeff, ed. Comics as Philosophy. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Palmer-Mehta, Valerie, and Kellie Hay. "A Superhero for Gays?: Gay Masculinity and Green Lantern." The Journal of American Culture 28.4 (2005): 390+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Rivera, Lysa. "Appropriate(d) Cyborgs: Diasporic Identities in Dwayne McDuffie's Deathlok Comic Book Series." MELUS 32.3 (2007): 103+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Rodriguez, Paul M. "Paul Takes the Fall? Accused of Securities and Bank Fraud, Colorful Hollywood Promoter Peter Paul Says He Was Targeted as the Bad Guy at Stan Lee Media Inc. to Protect among Others, Bill and Hillary Clinton and the Fund-Raisers of the Democratic Party." Insight on the News 1 Oct. 2002: 18+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Rubenstein, Anne. Bad Language, Naked Ladies, and Other Threats to the Nation: A Political History of Comic Books in Mexico. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

"Saving the World Ain't What It Used to Be." The Washington Times 6 Mar. 2009: B01. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Schwartz, Ben. "Little Ideological Annie: How a Cartoon Gamine Midwifed the Graphic Novel-And the Modern Conservative Movement." Artforum International Oct. 2008: 60. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Slade, Joseph W. Pornography and Sexual Representation: A Reference Guide. Vol. 1. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Smith, Susan E. "Defeating Stereotypes." Diverse Issues in Higher Education 4 Oct. 2007: 20+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Versaci, Rocco. This Book Contains Graphic Language: Comics as Literature. New York, NY: The Continuum International Publishing Group Inc., 2007. Print.

Wecker, Menachem. "On the Strange Relationship between Religion and Comics." World and I Apr. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Weiner, Stephen. Faster than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel. New York: NBM Publishing Inc., 2004. Print.

Wolk, Douglas. Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2007. Print.

Wright, Bradford W.   Comic Book Nation: The Transformation of Youth Culture in America. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. Print

Xenakis, Nicholas J. "T for Terrorist." The National Interest Summer 2006: 134+. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

Yule, Robert J. "COMIC BOOK NATION: The Transformation of Youth Culture in America." The Wilson Quarterly Summer 2001: 126. Questia. Web. 20 Mar. 2011.

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