“Comics in World History & Cultures” Source Links

<< “Comics in World History & Cultures” Program

External links to more information:


Comics Theory:


PREHISTORIC:

ANCIENT WORLD:

MEDIEVAL EUROPE:

Ancient Mayan Codices

Chinese Landscape Painting

Icons (Russian & Eastern European)

19th Century (Pre-“Comics”)

20th Century Newspaper Comics

Manga (+ Roots in Japanese Culture)

  • Ukiyo-e = “floating world” woodblock prints
  • Kibyoshi= 18th-century Japanese storybooks, a.k.a. “Yellow-Covers” [on wikipedia]
  • Kamishibai = 12th-20th century “storycard theatre”

WWII & the “Golden Age” of Comic Books

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