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Title Comics as philosophy / edited by Jeff McLaughlin
Edition 1st ed
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xix, 246 pages)
Contents What If? DC's Crisis and Leibnizian possible worlds / Jeff McLaughlin -- Describing and discarding "comics" as an impotent act of philosophical rigor / Robert C. Harvey -- "No harm in horror": ethical dimensions of the postwar comic book controversy / Amy Kiste Nyberg -- Truth be told: authorship and the creation of the Black Captain America / Stanford W. Carpenter -- Plato, Spider-Man and the meaning of life / Jeremy Barris -- Modernity, race, and the American superhero / Aldo Regalado -- Deconstructing the hero / Iain Thomson -- Jean-Paul Sartre meets Enid Coleslaw: existential themes in Ghost World / Laura Canis and Paul Canis -- Making the abstract Concrete: how a comic can bring to life the central problems of environmental philosophy / Kevin de Laplante -- The good government according to Tintin: long live old Europe? / Pierre Skilling -- Drawn into 9/11, but where have all the superheroes gone? / Terry Kading
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-235) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- Philosophy.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism
Philosophy in comics.
HUMOR -- General.
Philosophy in comics
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Philosophy
Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Comics criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Comics criticism.
Critiques de bandes dessinées et de romans graphiques.
Form Electronic book
Author McLaughlin, Jeff, 1962-
LC no. 2005004453
ISBN 9781429460545