42 review for Adult Comics: An Introduction

  1. 5 out of 5

    Malcolm

    Written in the early 1990s when comics had not yet become 'graphic novels' this does well to take comics seriously, and manages to effectively incorporate some of the best from both Britain and the USA into and analysis that draws on both fan and academic literature to ground the emerging adult comic/graphic novel genre in a rich historical context. Written in the early 1990s when comics had not yet become 'graphic novels' this does well to take comics seriously, and manages to effectively incorporate some of the best from both Britain and the USA into and analysis that draws on both fan and academic literature to ground the emerging adult comic/graphic novel genre in a rich historical context.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Allen Smith

    Though this collection of essays is dated, and has a admitted limit stated by Roger Sabin of covering the advance of adult comics in the United Kingdom to the United States, it manages to represent a concise history of the mature development of the medium as few critics or fans versed in the subject have. Sabin realizes certain limitations in offering a definitive treatment to the range of adult progress given the worldwide extent involved, and offers certain chapters toward acknowledging the in Though this collection of essays is dated, and has a admitted limit stated by Roger Sabin of covering the advance of adult comics in the United Kingdom to the United States, it manages to represent a concise history of the mature development of the medium as few critics or fans versed in the subject have. Sabin realizes certain limitations in offering a definitive treatment to the range of adult progress given the worldwide extent involved, and offers certain chapters toward acknowledging the international import in Part III, Aspects, Chapter 15, Worldcomics supported by extensible notes to expand upon his predominate focus on English created comics. To that purpose Sabin references purposefully a vast subject with considerate knowledge, presenting significant contributions to more clearly form a further understanding toward the complex history involved in determining a mature advance utilizing the sequential medium. As a collective resource for those studying the progression of comics, Sabin's thoughtful review continues to offer a sound beginning to delve into uncovering some of the misinformed media spins of mature titles, as well as realizing the past comic creators who endeavored to push the adolescent boundaries often affixed to the bold medium.

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    Rodrigo Faveri

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    Dani Gómez

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    Chris

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    Aundrey

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    Saeed

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    Will

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    Robert Boyd

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    Selina Lock

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    Julie

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    Scott Ashworth

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    Armin

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    Dennis G

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    kimberly_rose

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    Sylvia

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    David Johns

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    Paula Ghintuiala

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    Uri Baruchin

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    Clari Searle

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    Adrian

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    Andrew Godfrey-Meers

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    Mhairi

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    Andrés Santiago

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    Eddie Duggan

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    JoЯge Gomez

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    Deepak17

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    John

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    Jesse Prevoo

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    Clif

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    Donald

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    Jon Lacure

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    Markku Kesti

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    Ma

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    Pejal

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    Camilla

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    Bonny Colville-Hyde

  42. 4 out of 5

    Georgia

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