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Mangasia: The Definitive Guide to Asian Comics An Exhaustive And Visually Engaging Account, Mangasia Charts The Evolution Of Manga From Its Roots In Late Nineteenth Century Japan Through The Many And Varied Forms Of Comics, Cartoons, And Animation Created Throughout Asia For Than One Hundred YearsWorld Authority On Comic Art Paul Gravett Details The Evolving Meanings Of The Myths And Legends Told And Retold By Manga Artists Of Every Decade And Reveals The Development And Cross Pollination Of Ideas Between Manga Artists Throughout Asia He Explores The Explosion Of Creativity In Manga After The Second World War And Highlights How Creators Have Responded To Political Events Since In The Form Of Propaganda, Criticism, And Commentary In Manga Magazines, Comics, And BooksWith Maps, Timelines, And Reproductions From Japan, China, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, The Philippines, Vietnam, India, And Bangladesh, This Book Is The First To Explain The Significance Of Key Themes, The Meanings Of Embodied Myths, And The Connections Between Various Manga Traditions

3 thoughts on “Mangasia: The Definitive Guide to Asian Comics

  1. says:

    Best English language book EVER on Asian comics history, nothing else even comes close

  2. says:

    Gift for son He loves it

  3. says:

    Echoing Stephen Bissette s review this is easily the best, most comprehensive collection on Asian comics well beyond the usual focus on Japan in English, beautifully illustrated, deeply informative, and critically astute as is always the case with Gravett s work on comics Essential for any serious

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