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Understanding Comics
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date October 1, 1999
Binding Prebinding
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780613027823
ISBN-10 0613027825
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 10.75 in.
Weight 1.45 lbs.
Original list price $37.90
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780878162444
 
With Mark Martin (other contributor) | from Kitchen Sink Pr (August 1, 1993)
9780878162444 | details & prices | 7.00 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 10-12 | 1.55 lbs | List price $27.95
About: Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060976255 Book cover for 9780878162437 Book cover for 9781563895579
 
from Dc Comics (May 1, 1999)
9781563895579 | details & prices | List price $19.95
About: Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
Rep edition from Kitchen Sink Pr (January 1, 1997)
9780878162437 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 10-12 | List price $19.95
About: Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used
Reprint edition from Avon A (April 1, 1994)
9780060976255 | details & prices | 7.00 × 10.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.00 lbs | List price $23.99
About: Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used
from Harpercollins (April 1, 1994)
9789990051742 | details & prices | 6.75 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $0.02
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613027823 Book cover for 9781435242845
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 18, 2008)
9781435242845 | details & prices | 6.75 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.30 lbs | List price $31.95
About: Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780613027823 | details & prices | 7.00 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.45 lbs | List price $37.90
About: Traces the 3,000 year history of storytelling through pictures, discussing the language and images used

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