Author: Michigan State University. Libraries. Special Collections Division
Category: Social Science
This is the most comprehensive dictionary available on comic art. The catalog provides detailed information about more than 60,000 cataloged books, magazines, scrapbooks, fanzines, comic books, and other materials in the Michigan State University Libraries, America's premiere library comics collection. Each book or serial is listed by title, with entries as appropriate under author, subject, and series. Besides the traditional books and magazines, significant collections of microfilm, sound recordings, vertical files, and realia (mainly T-shirts) are included. Comics and related materials are grouped by nationality and by genre.
The construction of a railroad bridge over the Thief River Canyon has fallen prey to sabotage, conspiracy, and gunman. Gene Autry in his role as special agent, realizes all too soon that the theThief River outlaws will stop at nothing in their plan to cause the destruction of the sorely needed railroad bridge.
Comics have become icons of U.S. popular culture familiar throughout the world. This huge bibliography, one of four compiled by Lent to cover all parts of the world, collects a representative, yet comprehensive, cross-section of the international literature. Resulting from a worldwide study, the work cites many publications in various writing styles, formats, time periods, and languages. This volume is introduced by famed cartoonists Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey) and Jerry Robinson (The Joker). The genres of comic art have had a phenomenal growth in recent years; the literature has grown with these developments, making this volume of interest to scholars of popular culture and fans alike.