Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

Author(s): Tim Leong

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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. 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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Tim Leong is the director of digital design at Wired magazine and founder of the Eisner Award-nominated Comic Foundry magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.

General Fields

  • : 9781452113883
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : July 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tim Leong
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 196