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Weiner, Stephen 1955-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 103 publications in 1 language and 5,650 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Bibliography  Graphic novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy comics  Comics (Graphic works)  Humorous comics 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PN6725, 741.50973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Weiner
The 101 best graphic novels by Stephen Weiner( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated compendium of the best sequential art in print, including a much expanded selection of Manga
Critical survey of graphic novels : heroes & superheroes( Book )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes and superheroes provides insight into more than 130 of the most popular and studied graphic novels. These essays look beyond the pop culture aspects of the medium to show the wide range of literary themes and artistic styles used to convey beliefs and conflicts, some harking back to ancient times. They challenge the researcher to see beyond the panels of a comic book, and show readers how the themes of ancient literary tradition are still alive in the literature of graphic novels
Faster than a speeding bullet : the rise of the graphic novel by Stephen Weiner( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history and an outlook on the genre of fiction known as, "Graphic novels", which began in the early 1950s and, according to the author, their popularity is growing rapidly
Critical survey of graphic novels : history, theme, and technique( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers in-depth insight into themes and topics related to graphic novels. It provides insight into various aspects of the industry, from craftsmanship such as lettering, inking, and illustration styles, to the production and distribution of graphic novels and the significance and history of comic book conventions
The Will Eisner companion : the pioneering spirit of the father of the graphic novel by N. C. Christopher Couch( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect introduction to the work of a comics legend, The Will Eisner Companion is a must-have celebration for new fans as well as old
Critical survey of graphic novels : independents and underground classics( Book )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three volume set covers over 215 well-regarded works of the independent and underground genre of graphic novels, summarizing plots and analyzing the works in terms of their literary integrity and overall contribution to the graphic novel landscape
Critical survey of graphic novels : manga( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides insight into the most popular and studied manga graphic novels. The manga tradition includes josei manga, which targets a mature female audience, shoujo-ai manga, which focuses on the spiritual, sexual, or emotional aspects of relationships, shonen-ai, manga created by female authors that focuses on homoerotic or homoromantic male relationships, and kodomo manga, created exclusively for a young audience
Graphic novels and comics in libraries and archives : essays on readers, research, history and cataloging( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book, full of practical advice and innovative ideas for librarians, educators, and archivists, provides a look at how graphic novels and comics can be used in educational settings. An established component of library and archive collections across the globe, graphic novels are proving to be one of the last vestiges of the printed form gaining in popularity"--Provided by publisher
Faster than a speeding bullet : the rise of the graphic novel by Stephen Weiner( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic novels have exploded off bookstore shelves into movies, college courses, and the New York Times book review, and comics historian and children's literature specialist Stephen Weiner explains the phenomenon in this groundbreaking book-the first history of graphic novels. From the agonizing Holocaust vision of Art Spiegelman's Maus to the teenage angst of Dan Clowes's Ghost World, this study enters the heart of the graphic novel revolution. The complete history of this popular format is explained, from the first modern, urban autobiographical graphic novel, Will Eisn
Bone : coda by Jeff Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ride along with the boys and their friend Bartleby the Rat Creature as they brave the dangerous journey across the desert back toward Boneville in their rickety cow cart
101 outstanding graphic novels by Stephen Weiner( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A primer on the best graphic novels is back in its third edition. Librarian Stephen Weiner -- with the crowdsourcing help of professionals in the field, from artists to critics to leading comic store owners -- has sifted through the bewildering thousands of graphic novels now available to come up with an outstanding, not-to-be-missed 101. With an all-encompassing variety of genres, including both fiction and nonfiction, this serves as a great introduction to this increasingly influential world of pop culture and entertainment while also serving as a reference list for fans on what they may have possibly overlooked
Hellboy : the companion by Stephen Weiner( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes character profiles, official timeline; literary heritage of Hellboy and more
Bring an author to your library by Stephen Weiner( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 graphic novels for public libraries by Stephen Weiner( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of the graphic novel : faster than a speeding bullet by Stephen Weiner( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 101 best graphic novels supplement for libraries : starting & maintaining a graphic novel collection by Stephen Weiner( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Will Eisner companion : the pioneering spirit of the father of the graphic novel by N. C. Christopher Couch( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Eisner's career spans the entire history of comic books-from his formative days in the 1930s through the 1940s, when he revolutionized narrative sequential art with his internationally famed series The Spirit, to the 1970s, when he created the contemporary graphic novel form with A Contract with God
Critical survey of graphic novels : heroes & superheroes by Bart Beaty( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes & superheroes( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical survey of graphic novels. independents and underground classics( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These volumes offer 215 essays covering graphic novels and core comics series, focusing on the independents and underground genre
 
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Alternative Names
Weiner, Stephen Andrew.

Weiner, Steven.

Weiner, Steven 1955-

Languages
English (89)

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Critical survey of graphic novels : heroes & superheroesFaster than a speeding bullet : the rise of the graphic novelThe Will Eisner companion : the pioneering spirit of the father of the graphic novelGraphic novels and comics in libraries and archives : essays on readers, research, history and catalogingHellboy : the companionThe rise of the graphic novel : faster than a speeding bulletThe 101 best graphic novels supplement for libraries : starting & maintaining a graphic novel collectionThe Will Eisner companion : the pioneering spirit of the father of the graphic novelCritical survey of graphic novels : heroes & superheroes