War Stories: A Graphic History

War Stories: A Graphic History

by Mike Conroy
     
 

As long as comic books have existed, there have been comics about war. War Stories: A Graphic History is the first book to examine this genre of comics in depth, tracing the development of warfare—from Thermopylae to the Napoleonic Wars; the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars to World Wars I and II; and from the Korean and Vietnam Wars to modern

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As long as comic books have existed, there have been comics about war. War Stories: A Graphic History is the first book to examine this genre of comics in depth, tracing the development of warfare—from Thermopylae to the Napoleonic Wars; the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars to World Wars I and II; and from the Korean and Vietnam Wars to modern day conflicts—through the eyes of some of comics' greatest creators.

Through the filter of sequential art, this lush and exciting visual compilation explores the history of global conflict—from the Alamo to Pearl Harbor, from Dunkirk to Iraq and Afghanistan—and features exquisite art from around the world.

Includes a foreword by Garth Ennis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061731129
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/21/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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