Comics & Graphic Novels

Bitch Planet Vol. 2: President Bitch

Author: Kelly Sue Deconnick

Publisher: Image Comics

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 144

View: 464

Eleanor's gambit: The "PRESIDENT BITCH" arc concludes. BITCH PLANET will return in August.
Penal colonies

Bitch Planet Volume 2

Author: Valentine De Landro

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Penal colonies

Page: 144

View: 254

Eisner Award-nominated writer KELLY SUE DeCONNICK (PRETTY DEADLY, Captain Marvel) and VALENTINE DE LANDRO (X-Factor) follow up on the success of EXTRAORDINARY MACHINE with the second installment of their highly acclaimed and fiercely unapologetic BITCH PLANET. A few years down the road in the wrong direction, a woman's failure to comply with her patriarchal overlords results in exile to the meanest penal planet in the galaxy. But what happened on Earth that this new world order came to pass in the first place? Return to the grim corridors of Auxiliary Compliance Outpost #2, to uncover the first clues to the history of the world as we know it...and meet PRESIDENT BITCH This volume collects issues #6-10, a reader discussion guide and additional bonus materials. "BITCH PLANET is the best kind of [f-d]-up: a comic that entertains, breaks hearts and wields the power to change the way you look at the world around you." - kotaku.com
Comics & Graphic Novels

Bitch Planet

Author: Kelly Sue DeConnick

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 136

View: 304

"Image presents ... Space is the mother, Earth is the Father, and for your wickedness your Father has cast you out. You will live out your lives in penitence and service here on... Bitch Planet"--Introductory pages. A prison for noncompliant, mostly women of color, is located on planet far away and which condones sadistic patriarchal punishers.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

View: 152

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
Comics & Graphic Novels

Gender and the Superhero Narrative

Author: Michael Goodrum

Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 320

View: 447

Contributions by Dorian Alexander, Janine Coleman, Gabriel Gianola, Mel Gibson, Michael Goodrum, Tim Hanley, Vanessa Hemovich, Christina Knopf, Christopher McGunnigle, Samira Nadkarni, Ryan North, Lisa Perdigao, Tara Prescott, Philip Smith, and Maite Ucaregui The explosive popularity of San Diego's Comic-Con, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One, and Netflix's Jessica Jones and Luke Cage all signal the tidal change in superhero narratives and mainstreaming of what were once considered niche interests. Yet just as these areas have become more openly inclusive to an audience beyond heterosexual white men, there has also been an intense backlash, most famously in 2015's Gamergate controversy, when the tension between feminist bloggers, misogynistic gamers, and internet journalists came to a head. The place for gender in superhero narratives now represents a sort of battleground, with important changes in the industry at stake. These seismic shifts--both in the creation of superhero media and in their critical and reader reception--need reassessment not only of the role of women in comics, but also of how American society conceives of masculinity. Gender and the Superhero Narrative launches ten essays that explore the point where social justice meets the Justice League. Ranging from comics such as Ms. Marvel, Batwoman: Elegy, and Bitch Planet to video games, Netflix, and cosplay, this volume builds a platform for important voices in comics research, engaging with controversy and community to provide deeper insight and thus inspire change.
Biography & Autobiography

March

Author: John Lewis

Publisher: March

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 128

View: 221

The groundbreaking graphic novel memoir of a living legend of the civil rights movement, MARCH- BOOK ONE has swiftly become an iconic work. Created by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, this #1 New York Times bestseller is also a Coretta Scott King Honor book, a required text in classrooms across America, and the first graphic novel to win a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Now for the first time ever, this modern classic - praised by everyone from President Bill Clinton to LeVar Burton to Tim Cook - appears in an oversized hardcover edition, so the stunning work of Lewis, Aydin, and Powell can be appreciated on a grander scale.
Performing Arts

Video Sourcebook

Author: Thomson Gale

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 4000

View: 504

From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.