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Comic Books<br />And Why They’re Cool<br />
American v. Japanese<br />An American comic book is a small magazine originating in the United States and containing a nar...
Genres<br />American:  Violence, gore, crime-solving, detective stories, and super-heroes<br />Japanese:  The genre includ...
Bizenghast<br />http://tokyopop.com/TPV_Robofish/video/1771270.html<br />A little video of an American manga<br />
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Comic books

  1. 1. Comic Books<br />And Why They’re Cool<br />
  2. 2. American v. Japanese<br />An American comic book is a small magazine originating in the United States and containing a narrative in the form of comics. Since 1975 the dimensions have standardized at 17 x 26 cm (6 ⅝" × 10 ¼"), although larger formats appeared in the past.<br />Manga consist of comics and print cartoons in the Japanese language and conforming to the style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.[1] In their modern form, manga date from shortly after World War II,[2] but they have a long, complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art.[3]<br />In Japan people of all ages read manga.<br />
  3. 3. Genres<br />American: Violence, gore, crime-solving, detective stories, and super-heroes<br />Japanese: The genre includes a broad range of subjects: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, horror, sexuality, and business/commerce, among others<br />
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  15. 15. Bizenghast<br />http://tokyopop.com/TPV_Robofish/video/1771270.html<br />A little video of an American manga<br />

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