Kent Worcester

Kent Worcester is professor of political science at Marymount Manhattan College. His books include Peter Kuper: Conversations, Peter Bagge: Conversations, The Superhero Reader (coedited with Charles Hatfield and Jeet Heer), A Comics Studies Reader (coedited with Jeet Heer), and Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium (coedited with Jeet Heer), all published by University Press of Mississippi.
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A Comics Studies Reader

University Press of Mississippi

A survey of the best scholarly writing on the form, craft, history, and significance of the comics

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Peter Kuper

Conversations

Edited by Kent Worcester
University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews that address such varied topics as the nuts and bolts of creating graphic novels, world travels, teaching at Harvard University, Hollywood deal-making, climate change, Spy vs. Spy, New York City in the 1970s and 1980s, Mad magazine, and World War 3 Illustrated

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Peter Bagge

Conversations

Edited by Kent Worcester
University Press of Mississippi

Interviews with the creator of the comics series Hate and the former editor of the often outrageous Weirdo magazine

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The Superhero Reader

University Press of Mississippi

A full exploration of the history, politics, and aesthetics of the superhero genre

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Arguing Comics

Literary Masters on a Popular Medium

University Press of Mississippi

An anthology charting the long-standing cultural conversation that the comics sparked

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