Charged Personas in Changing Times

  • Rudolph Toepffer, “Mr. Jabot” from Rudolph Toepffer: The Complete Comic Strips (2007)
  • William Hogarth, Four Stages of Cruelty, from Wikicommons
  • Champfleury, frontispiece and title page from La Caricature (1879)
  • Posada, detail from a theatre bill from José Guadalupe Posada: Mexican popular prints (1993)
  • Ehon Imayo sugata (1802)
  • Inaka Genji
  • Katsushika Hokusai, Hokusai Manga
  • Marumaru chinbun (1877)

Enduring Heroes Emerge

  • Morris, Lucky Luke
  • Best of DC: Secret Origins of Legion Superheroes
  • Tezuka, Tetsuwan Atomu
  • Hergé, Les Aventures de Tintin: Les Cigares du Pharaon
  • Marvel, Fantastic Four
  • Takahashi, Inuyasha (Viz Media)
  • Tezuka, Ribon no kishi
  • DC Comics, Superman
  • DC Comics, Wonder Woman
  • Shonen Sunday

Comix that Clash!

  • Lynda Barry, One! Hundred! Demons!
  • Eric Schreurs, Strange Flesh
  • Art Spiegelman, MetaMaus
  • Will Eisner, Contract with God and other Tenement Stories
  • R Crumb, Artistic Comics
  • Cheap Thrills/Big Brother and the Holding Company, R Crumb album cover design (1968)
  • Read Yourself RAW, edited by Francoise Mouly and Art Spiegelman
  • Tatsumi, Black Blizzard (Drawn & Quarterly)
  • R Crumb and Aline Crumb, Self Loathing Comics. 

Superpowers in Darkening Times

  • Moore and Lloyd, V for Vendetta
  • Moore and Gibbons, Watchmen
  • DC Comics, Death in the Family: Batman (2013)
  • Tite Kubo, Bleach: The Fire
  • Otomo, Akira
  • Ohba and Obata, Death Note
  • Kishimoto, Naruto
  • Guibert, Lefevre, and Lemerciér, Siegel (trans), The Photographer
  • Bilal and Christan, Partie de Chasse (1982)

Millennial Darkness

  • Lynda Barry, “What are we doing when we are looking?” from What It Is. Drawn and Quarterly, 2008. © Lynda Barry, 2008.
  • Ashley A. Woods, Millenia War Cover no. 3 (2008) from Black Comix: African American Independent Comics, Art and Culture, edited by Damian Duffy and John Jennings. Mark Batty Publisher, 2010, p. 165. © 2008 Ashley A. Woods.
  • Jaques Tardi, (Editor/ translator Kim Thompson) from “The Mummies on Parade” in The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec. Fantagraphics Books, 2011, p. 2.© 2011 Editions Casterman © 2011 Fantagraphics Books.
  • Dustin Tri Nguyen, “Agent Orange” in Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology, edited by Jeff Yang, et al. The New Press, 2009. © 2009 Dustin Nguyen.

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