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SUMMARY Ú Comics and the City è Comics emerged parallel to and in several ways intertwined with the development of modern urban mass societies at the turn of the 20th century On the one hand urban topoi self portrayals forms of urban cultural memories and variant readings of the city strolling advertising architecture detective stories mass phenomena Comics emerged parallel to and in several ways intertwined with the development of modern urban mass societies at the turn of the 20th century On the one hand urban topoi self portrayals forms of urban cultural memories and variant readings of the city strolling advertising architecture detective stories mass ph.

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Uence of comic book aesthetics all around us todayWith chapters on the very earliest comic strips and on artists as diverse as Alan Moore Carl Barks Will Eisner and Jacues Tardi Comics and the City is an important new collection of international scholarship that will help to define the field for many years to co.

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Comics and the CityEnomena street life etc are all incorporated into comics On the other hand comics have uniue abilities to capture urban space and city life because of their hybrid nature consisting of words pictures and seuences These formal aspects of comics are also to be found within the cityscape itself one can see the infl.