Book Reviews -- "Hergé: The Man Who Created Tintin" By Pierre Assouline. "God Of Comics: Osamu Tezuka And The Creation Of Post–World War II Manga" By Natsu Onoda Power. "Looking For Calvin And Hobbes: The Unconventional Story Of Bill Watterson And His Revolutionary Comic Strip" By Nevin Martell.

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Ph.D.. Craig Fischer, Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: Three recent books—Pierre Assouline's Hergé, Natsu Onoda Power's God of Comics and Nevin Martell's Looking for Calvin and Hobbes—aspire to be comprehensive, accessible biographies/critical studies of their subjects, though these books vary widely in quality.

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Fischer, C. (2010). Reviews of Herge: The Man who Created Tintin by Pierre Assouline, God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga by Natsu Onoda Power, and Looking for Calvin and Hobbes by Nevin Martell, Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 35.3 (Fall 2010), 320-324. DOI: 10.1353/chq.2010.0004. ESSN 1553-1201. Version of record available:
Language: English
Date: 2010

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