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The blacker the ink : constructions of black identity in comics and sequential art

Title
The blacker the ink : constructions of black identity in comics and sequential art / edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings.
Publication
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2015]

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Description
ix, 343 pages : illustrations; 25 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: the sweeter the Christmas / Frances Gateward and John Jennings -- "No sweat!": EC Comics, cold war censorship, and the troublesome colors of Judgment day / Daniel F. Yezbick -- Sex in Yop City: Ivorian femininity and masculinity in Abouet and Oubrerie's Aya / Sally McWilliams -- A post-colony in pieces: black pieces, white masks, and queer potentials in Unknown soldier / Patrick Walter -- Fashion in the funny papers: cartoonist Jackie Ormes's American look / Nancy Goldstein -- Graphic remix: the lateral appropriation of Black nationalism in Aaron McGruder's The Boomdocks / Robin R. Means Coleman and William Lafi Youmans -- American truths: Blackness and the American superhero / Consuela Francis -- Drawn into dialogue: comic book culture and the scene of controversy in Milestone Media's Icon / Andre Carrington -- Critical Afrofuturism: a case study in visual rhetoric, sequential art, and post-apocalyptic Black identity / Reynaldo Anderson -- Bare chests, silver tiaras, and removable Afros: the visual design of Black comic book superheroes / Blair Davis -- "Daddy Cool": Donald Goines's visual novel / Kinohi Nishikawa -- The blues tragicomic: constructing the Black folk subject in Stagger Lee / Qiana Whitted -- Provocation through polyphony: Kyle Baker's Nat Turner / Craig Fischer -- Performance geography: making space in Jeremy Love's Bayou, volume 1 / Hershini Bhana Young -- A secret history of miscegenation: Jeremy Corrigan and the Columbian Exposition of 1893 / James J. Ziegler -- It's a hero?: Black comics and satirizing subjection / Rebecca Wanzo.
Call Number
Sc E 15-1431
ISBN
  • 9780813572345 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0813572347 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9780813572338 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0813572339 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780813572352 (epub) (canceled/invalid)
  • 9780813572369 (web pdf) (canceled/invalid)
LCCN
2014035926
OCLC
890793064
Title
The blacker the ink : constructions of black identity in comics and sequential art / edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings.
Publisher
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2015]
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added Author
Gateward, Frances K., editor.
Jennings, John, 1970- editor.
Research Call Number
Sc E 15-1431
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