Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

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The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more.

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Super Graphic offers readers a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictory storylines that weave their way through comic books, and shares advice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular, longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels out there. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world of comics.

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Author Tim Leong
Publisher Chronicle Books
Page Count 196pp
Publication Size 7.25 x 9.25
Publication Notes Softcover, full color
Publication Date July 16, 2013
ISBN 978-1452113883

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