Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe


The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. Super Graphic offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books, and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book read more

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ISBN:

9781452113883

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

196

Dimensions:

23cm x 18cm

RRP:

$34.99

Category:

Fiction

Publisher:

Chronicle Books

Published:

01 August 2013

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tim Leong