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By Brannon Costello,Qiana J. Whitted

Comics and the U.S. South deals a wide-ranging and lengthy late evaluate of ways existence and tradition within the usa South is represented in serial comics, picture novels, newspaper comedian strips, and webcomics. Diverting the lens of comics reviews from the skyscrapers of Superman's city or Chris Ware's Chicago to the swamps, again roads, small cities, and towns of the U.S. South, this assortment severely examines the pulp genres linked to mainstream comedian books along autonomous and replacement comics. a few essays search to find what Captain the US can show approximately southern regionalism and the way slave narratives may help us reread Swamp Thing; others research how creators resembling Walt Kelly (Pogo), Howard Cruse (Stuck Rubber Baby), Kyle Baker (Nat Turner), and Josh Neufeld (A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge) draw upon the original formal houses of the comics to query and revise established narratives of race, type, and sexuality; and one other considers how southern author Randall Kenan tailored components of comics shape to prose fiction. With essays from an interdisciplinary workforce of students, Comics and the U.S. South contributes to and likewise productively reorients the main major and compelling conversations in either comics scholarship and in southern studies.

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