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Wonder Women! In Comics and Other Media

Following up on the success of the summer 2017 movie, Wonder Woman, Booth Library offers a display of some of its books and graphic novels on the history of women in comics and other media. Learn about the origins of not only Wonder Woman, but Batgirl, Catwoman, Madame Strange, Miss Fury, The Invisible Woman, Sheena, Black Canary, Nyoka the Jungle Girl, Ms. Marvel, Miss Masque, and the incomparable Betty Bates Lady-at-Law as well as many others…
Curated by Pam Farrell (assisted by Deb Fennema)
  • Action Chicks: New Images Of Tough Women in Popular Culture
  • P94.5.W652 U614 2004
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  • Comics As History, Comics As Literature: Roles Of the Comic Book in Scholarship, Society, and Entertainment
  • PN6714 .C653 2014
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  • Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture
  • Brown, Jeffrey A., 1966-
  • PN1995.9.W6 B76 2011
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  • Girls and Their Comics: Finding a Female Voice in Comic Book Narrative
  • Danziger-Russell, Jacqueline, 1979-
  • PN6725 .D196 2013
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  • Great Women Superheroes
  • Robbins, Trina.
  • PN6725 .R59 1996
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  • Heroines Of Film and Television: Portrayals in Popular Culture
  • PN1995.9.W6 H465 2016x
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  • Secret History Of Wonder Woman
  • Lepore, Jill, 1966-
  • PN6728.W6 L48 2014
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  • Superheroes!: Capes, Cowls, and the Creation Of Comic Book Culture
  • Maslon, Laurence,
  • PN6714 .M345 2013x
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  • Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation
  • Cocca, Carolyn, 1971-
  • PN6725 .C585 2016
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  • Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture
  • P94.5.W65 W615 2016
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  • Women in the Comics
  • Horn, Maurice.
  • PN6725 .H6 2001
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  • Wonder Woman: Gods and Mortals
  • Pérez, George, 1954-
  • PS3566.E69132x W6 2004
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  • Wonder Woman: The Life and Times Of the Amazon Princess: The Complete History
  • Daniels, Les, 1943-2011,
  • PN6728.W6 D36 2000
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  • Wonder Woman Archives
  • Marston, William Moulton, 1893-1947.
  • PN6728.W6 M38 1998
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  • Wonder Woman Archives
  • Marston, William Moulton, 1893-1947.
  • PN6728.W6 M38 1998
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Gene Luen Yang: National Library Week Honorary Chair

 

Author Gene Luen Yang will serve as Honorary Chair of National Library Week (April 10-16).  GeneYangGene is a graphic novelist who was recognized by the Library of Congress as the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.  His books often look at themes such as acceptance and culture from a young person’s perspective. His first graphic novel, American Born Chinese, about a boy struggling to fit into a new school, was the first graphic novel to be a finalist for the national book award.

Many of Gene’s books, and other graphic novels and books about comics are on display at Booth in the 3000 corridor. Check them out below!

Booth Library has events planned to help celebrate National Library Week:

April 11th: Edible Book Festival 4pm, Marvin Foyer (see entries from past years!)
April 13th: Book Sale, 9am-4pm, Library South Entrance

 

  • Class, Please Open Your Comics: Essays on Teaching with Graphic Narratives
  • LB1044.9.C59 C53 2015
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  • Eternal Smile: Three Stories
  • Yang, Gene Luen.
  • 741.5973 Y163et
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  • Graphic Subjects: Critical Essays on Autobiography and Graphic Novels
  • PN6710 .G7375 2011
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  • Multicultural Comics: From Zap to Blue Beetle
  • PN6714 .M85 2010
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  • Out Of Sequence: Underrepresented Voices in American Comics
  • PN6725 .D77 2008
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  • Oxford Handbook Of Children’s Literature
  • PR990 .O94 2011
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  • Teaching Comics and Graphic Narratives: Essays on Theory, Strategy and Practice
  • LB1044.9.C59 T43 2012
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  • Up All Night: A Short Story Collection
  • 813.0108 Up11
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