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Why Kid Comics

  • Ian Gordon
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels book series (PSCGN)

Abstract

The chapter argues that by comparing comics from different countries it is possible to understand just what features American comic strips have contributed to the international form of comic art. The chapter offers a brief account of the passage of American comics to France, Italy and Brazil and a slight history of comics in Britain and Australia.

Keywords

Buster Brown Word Balloons Translation 

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© The Author(s) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Gordon
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  1. 1.Department of HistoryNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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