Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 February 2011

288 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199734191

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Classics and Comics

Edited by George Kovacs and C. W. Marshall

Classical Presences

  • First book to explore the engagement of Greco-Roman classics with the comic book
  • Among the well-known comics considered in this collection are: Frank Miller's 300 and Sin City, DC Comics' Wonder Woman, Jacky Kirby's The Eternals, Neil Gaiman's Sandman, and examples of Japanese manga
  • Includes a 12-page 'comics essay,' drawn and written by Eric Shanower, Eisner award winner and creator of the graphic novel series Age of Bronze