The Language of Comics: Word and Image / Edition 1

The Language of Comics: Word and Image / Edition 1

by Robin Varnum
     
 

A diverse study of how words and pictures interact in comics to make messagesSee more details below

Overview

A diverse study of how words and pictures interact in comics to make messages

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578064144
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
01/15/2002
Series:
Studies in Popular Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Voices of Silence: Willette, Steinlen and the Introduction of the Silent Strip in the Chat Noir, with a German Coda3
Pictures Speak in Comics without Words: Pictorial Principles in the Work of Milt Gross, Hendrik Dorgathen, Eric Drooker, and Peter Kuper19
If He Catches You, You're Through: Coyotes and Visual Ethos40
The Yellow Kid and the Comic Page60
Comedy at the Juncture of Word and Image: The Emergence of the Modern Magazine Gag Cartoon Reveals the Vital Blend75
Disturbing Comics: The Disjunction of Word and Image in the Comics of Andrzej Mleczko, Ben Katchor, R. Crumb, and Art Spiegelman97
"And Suit the Action to the Word": How a Comics Panel Can Speak Shakespeare123
Revealing Traces: A New Theory of Graphic Enunciation145
The Comic Book's Soundtrack: Visual Sound Effects in Asterix156
The Comics of Chris Ware: Text, Image, and Visual Narrative Strategies174
Notes199
Works Cited205
Contributors213
Index215

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