The 10 Cent War: Comic Books, Propaganda, and World War II

Accidental Ambassador Gordo: The Comic Strip Art of Gus Arriola

Alan Moore: Comics as Performance, Fiction as Scalpel

Alan Moore: Conversations

Alison Bechdel: Conversations

Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature

Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons

Anything Can Happen in a Comic Strip: Centennial Reflections on an American Art Form

Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium

The Art of the Comic Book: An Aesthetic History

The Art of the Funnies: An Aesthetic History

Art Spiegelman: Conversations

Asian Comics

Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures

Ben Katchor: Conversations

Bending Steel: Modernity and the American Superhero

Black Superheroes, Milestone Comics, and Their Fans

Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan

The British Superhero

The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Carl Barks and the Disney Comic Book: Unmasking the Myth of Modernity

Cham: The Best Comic Strips and Graphic Novelettes, 1839-1862

Charles M. Schulz: Conversations

A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring the Spiritual Life and Work of Charles M. Schulz

Chester Brown: Conversations

Chris Ware: Conversations

Chuck Jones: Conversations

Comic Book Culture: Fanboys and True Believers

The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Comic Books as History: The Narrative Art of Jack Jackson, Art Spiegelman, and Harvey Pekar

Comics and Adaptation

Comics and Language: Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form

Comics And Narration

Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives

Comics and the U.S. South

Comics Art in China

Comics as Culture

Comics as Philosophy

The Comics of Charles Schulz: The Good Grief of Modern Life

The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking

The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are not so Clear

The Comics Of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place inside Yourself

A Comics Studies Reader

The Comics

Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Daniel Clowes: Conversations

Dark Laughter: The Satiric Art of Oliver W. Harrington

Dave Sim: Conversations

Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s

Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists

Ed Brubaker: Conversations

The Expanding Art of Comics: Ten Modern Masterpieces

Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer

Film and Comic Books

Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Fredric Wertham and the Critique of Mass Culture

From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Garry Trudeau: Doonesbury and the Aesthetics of Satire

Gary Larson and The Far Side

Gender and the Superhero Narrative

God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Grant Morrison: Combining the Worlds of Contemporary Comics

Graphic Novels as Philosophy

Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union: Krokodil's Political Cartoons

Gustave Doré : Twelve Comic Strips

Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby

Harvey Pekar: Conversations

A Haunt of Fears: The Strange History of the British Horror Comics Campaign

History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Howard Chaykin: Conversations

Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Iwao Takamoto: My Life with a Thousand Characters

Jim Shooter: Conversations

The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Joss Whedon: Conversations

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Lalo Alcaraz: Political Cartooning in the Latino Community

The Language of Comics: Word and Image

Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Living Life inside the Lines: Tales from the Golden Age of Animation

Li'l Abner: A Study in American Satire

Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

The Magic Behind the Voices: A Who's Who of Cartoon Voice Actors

Medievalist Comics and the American Century

Michael Allred: Conversations

Milton Caniff: Conversations

Mort Walker: Conversations

My Life with Charlie Brown

Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

On the Graphic Novel

Openness of Comics: Generating Meaning within Flexible Structures

The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Panel to the Screen: Style, American Film, and Comic Books during the Blockbuster Era

Peter Bagge: Conversations

Peter Kuper: Conversations

Pioneering Cartoonists of Color

R. Crumb: Conversations

Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Retcon Game: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America

The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Rodolphe Töpffer: The Complete Comic Strips

Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code

Seth: Conversations

Stan Lee: Conversations

Stepping into the Picture: Cartoon Designer Maurice Noble

Super Heroes: A Modern Mythology

The Superhero Reader

Superheroes on World Screens

Superman in Myth and Folklore

The System of Comics

Toons in Toyland : The Story of Cartoon Character Merchandise

¡Viva la historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Walt before Mickey: Disney's Early Years, 1919-1928

Walt Disney: Conversations

We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire

Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art Of Winsor McCay

Will Eisner: Conversations

Working with Disney: Interviews with Animators, Producers, and Artists

Working with Walt: Interviews with Disney Artists

Working-Class Comic Book Heroes: Class Conflict and Populist Politics in Comics


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Sterling Hayden's Wars

A new release this summer, Sterling Hayden's Wars by Lee Mandel is a biography of the master sailor, war hero, and one of the most unusual and troubled stars of the Golden Era of Hollywood. Read more about Hayden, including a review of the biography from the Washington Post, below. Hayden at sea as a teenager, undated. Courtesy of Catherine Hayden. Hayden at Parris Island, 1942.

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