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The Power of Comics: History, Form and Culture. By Randy Duncan and Matthew J. Smith. London and New York: Continuum, 2009. 360pp.

Paperback: ISBN-13: 978-0826429360
Library of Congress:  PN6710 .S57 2009 // Dewey: 741.5/9 22 
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Preface ... 

Introduction - Paul Levitz ... 

Chapter 1: Defining Comic Books as a Medium ...  Details at book's website

Chapter 2: The History of Comic Books, Part I: Developing a Medium ... 

Chapter 3: The History of Comic Books, Part II: The Maturation of the Medium ... 

Chapter 4: The Comic Book Industry ...                 

Chapter 5: The Comic Book Creators ... 

Chapter 6: Creating the Story ... 

Chapter 7: Experiencing the Story ... 

Chapter 8: The Comic Book Readers ... 

Chapter 9: Comic Book Genres: Classifying Comics ... 

Chapter 10: Comic Book Genres: The Superhero Genre ... 

Chapter 11: Comic Books and Ideology ... 

Chapter 12: Researching Comic Books ... 

Chapter 13: Comics Culture around the World ... 

Glossary ...  

Bibliography
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Reviews / Features:

"The Power of Comics: Randy Duncan and Matthew J. Smith Talk Funnybooks at the Academic Level." 2009. Diamond Bookshelf.com [online]



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