Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to Comic BooksAugust 13th, 2013
Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe is a wonderful new book by author Tim Leong. The book walks us through the history and characters in the world of comic books through bar graphs, timelines, Venn diagrams, and other infographics and visual guides.
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.