Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung

WIKINDX Resources

Strömberg, Fredrik: Comic Art Propaganda. A Graphic History. Lewes: Ilex, 2010. (175 S.) 
Added by: joachim (03 Dec 2010 18:51:32 UTC)   
Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1-905814-70-4
BibTeX citation key: Stromberg2010
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: Bildband, Politik, Propaganda
Creators: Strömberg
Publisher: Ilex (Lewes)
Views: 1/154
Views index: 3%
Popularity index: 0.75%
Attachments  
Abstract
As one of the most effective and powerful forms of communication, it comes as no surprise that comic art has been misappropriated by governments, self-interest groups, do-gooders, and sinister organizations to spread their message. World War II comic book propaganda—with Superman, Batman, and Captain America raising war bonds, and bashing cartoon Japanese and Germans—was so ubiquitous that there was barely a US comic untainted by the war effort. The sub-textual sequential art continued well into the Cold War, with both sides producing comics extolling themselves and defaming the enemy. This book is a fascinating visual history of some of the most outrageous, and unbelievable and politically charged comics ever published.
Added by: joachim  
wikindx 5.2.beta 1 ©2017 | Total resources: 10830 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB) | Database queries: 51 | DB execution: 0.37326 secs | Script execution: 0.39130 secs