Aesthetics of Comics - CL.


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From Gary Larson's The Far Side to George Herriman's Krazy Kat , comic strips have two obvious defining features. They are visual narratives, using both words and pictures to tell stories, and they use word balloons to represent the speech and thought of depicted characters. Art historians have studied visual artifacts from every culture; cultural historians have recently paid close attention to movies. Yet the comic strip, an art form known to everyone, has not yet been much studied by aestheticians or art historians. ...

Aesthetics of Comics - CL. 2000, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271019628