By Wheeler Winston Dixon,Richard Graham

A short historical past of comedian booklet Movies traces the meteoric upward push of the hybrid paintings kind of the comedian ebook movie. those movies hint their origins back to the early Nineteen Forties, while the 1st Batman and Superman serials were made. The serials, and later tv exhibits within the Nineteen Fifties and 60s, have been for the main half designed for kids.

But at the present time, with the carrying on with upward push of Comic-Con, they appear to be extra a component of the mainstream motion picture going event than ever, attractive to adults in addition as younger fanatics. This publication examines comedian booklet video clips from the past and current, exploring how those motion pictures formed American tradition from the post-World warfare II period to the current day, and the way they tailored to the altering tastes and mores of succeeding generations.

Organized in tough chronological order, the book's 5 chapters disguise Origins, The DC Universe, The wonder Universe, Animé movies, and Indies and Outliers, studying not just Hollywood movies, yet eu, Asian, and French lively motion pictures to boot.

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