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741.5382 GRAVEN
  
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New York : Continuum, 2010.
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xii, 366 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Foreword: Looking for God in the gutter / Douglas Rushkoff -- Introduction / Christine Hoff Kraemer and A. David Lewis -- Devil's reading: revenge and revelation in American comics / Aaron Ricker Parks -- London (and the mind) as sacred-desecrated place in Alan Moore's From hell / Emily Taylor Merriman -- Drawing contracts: Will Eisner's legacy / Laurence Roth -- Catholic American citizenship: prescriptions for children from Treasure chest of fun and fact (1946-63) / Anne Blankenship -- Gold plates, inked pages: the authority of the graphic novel / G. St. John Stott -- Comics and religion: theoretical connections / Darby Orcutt -- Killing the graven God: visual representations of the divine in comics / Andrew Tripp -- Echoes of eternity: Hindu reincarnation motifs in superhero comic books / Saurav Mohapatra -- Christianizing of animism in manga and anime: American translations of Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind / Eriko Ogihara-Schuck -- On Preacher (or, The death of God in pictures) / Mike Grimshaw -- Superman graveside: superhero salvation beyond Jesus / A. David Lewis -- "The apocalypse of adolescence": use of the Bildungsroman and superheroic tropes in Mark Millar and Peter Gross's Chosen / Julia Round -- From God nose to God's bosom, or How God (and Jack Jackson) began underground comics / Clay Kinchen Smith -- Hesitant embrace: comic books and evangelicals / Kate Netzler -- Narrative and pictorial dualism in Persepolis and the emergence of complexity / Kerr Houston -- Machina ex deus: perennialism in comics / G. Willow Wilson -- Conversion to narrative: magic as religious language in Grant Morrison's Invisibles / Megan Goodwin -- "The magic circus of the mind": Alan Moore's Promethea and the transformation of consciousness through comics / Christine Hoff Kraemer and J. Lawton Winslade -- Religion and Artesia/Religion in Artesia / Mark Smylie -- Present gods, absent believers in Sandman / Emily Ronald -- Tell-tale visions: the erotic theology of Craig Thompson's Blankets / Steve Jungkeit.
ISBN:
9781441158475 (alk. paper)
1441158472 (alk. paper)
9780826430267 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0826430260 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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