List of Figures ...
1. Introducing Comics and
Ideology - Matthew P.
McAllister, Edward H. Sewell, Jr. and Ian Gordon
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Concentration in the U.S. Comic Book Industry - Matthew P. McAllister
3. The Women's Suffragist
Movement Through the Eyes of Life Magazine Cartoons - J. Robyn Goodman
4. Humor and Gender
Politics: A Textual Analysis of the First Feminist Comic in Hong Kong - Wendy Siuyi Wong and Lisa M.
Cuklanz ... 69 [WS Wong's website] [LM Cuklanz' website] [cartoonist
Lily Lau's website]
5. "The Dominant Trope":
Sex, Violence and Hierarchy in Japanese Comics for Men - Anne Cooper-Chen
6. The Tyranny of the
Melting Pot Metaphor: Wonder Woman as the Americanized Immigrant - Matthew J. Smith
7. From Realism to
Superheroes in Marvel's The
'Nam - Annette
Matton ... 151
8. Nostalgia, Myth, and
Ideology: Visions of Superman at the End of the "American Century" - Ian Gordon ... 177
9. Kevlar Armor,
Heat-Seeking Bullets, and Social Order: A Mythological Reading of Judge Dredd - Matthew T. Althouse
10. Coming Out in Comic
Books: Letter Columns, Readers and Gay and Lesbian Characters - Morris Franklin ...
11. Queer Characters in
Strips - Edward
H. Sewell, Jr. ... 251
12. Power to the
Cubicle-Dwellers: An Ideological Reading of Dilbert - Julie Davis ... 275
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