Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

November 30, 2020
Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe

The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filledwith heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. Thisbook by one of Wired magazine's art directors traversesthe graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs,timelines, scatter plots, and more. Super Graphic offersreaders a unique look at the intricate and sometimes contradictorystorylines that weave their way through comic books, and sharesadvice for navigating the pages of some of the most popular,longest-running, and best-loved comics and graphic novels outthere. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics readerdemographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and aChris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary andmonumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world ofcomics.