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Carpenter, Greg: The British Invasion. Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer. Edwardsville: Sequart Research & Literacy Organization, 2016. (479 S.) 
Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 9781940589077
BibTeX citation key: Carpenter2016
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Categories: General
Keywords: Autorschaft, Gaiman. Neil, Großbritannien, Moore. Alan, Morrison. Grant, USA
Creators: Carpenter
Publisher: Sequart Research & Literacy Organization (Edwardsville)
Moore. Gaiman. Morrison.
They came from Northampton, West Sussex, and Glasgow, and even though they spoke with different dialects, they gave American comics a new voice—one loud and clear enough to speak to the Postmodern world. Like a triple-helix strand of some advanced form of DNA, their careers have remained irrevocably intertwined. They go together, like Diz, Bird, and Monk … or like Kerouac, Burroughs, and Ginsberg … or like the Beatles, the Stones, and the Who.
Taken individually, their professional histories provide an incomplete picture of the British Invasion, but together they redefined the concept of what it means to be a comic book writer. Collectively, their story becomes the story of mainstream comics in the modern era.

Table of Contents

Introduction (1)

1. “Yesterday” (11)
2. “You Can’t Do That” (37)
3. “Start Me Up” (70)
4. “Pinball Wizard” (106)

Interlude the First: “Time is on My Side” (153)

5. “Can’t Buy Me Love” (161)
6. “Golden Slumbers” (188)
7. “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away” (221)

Interlude the Second: “Nowhere Man” (253)

8. “Let it Bleed” (262)
9. “Gimme Shelter” (289)
10. “I Can See for Miles” (324)

Interlude the Third: “Sympathy for the Devil” (352)

11. “Get Back” (368)
12. “Paperback Writer” (400)
13 “It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll” (428)

Interlude the Last: “The End” (456)

Appendix: Karen Berger Interview (466)
Acknowledgements (477)
About the Author (479)

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