Forthcoming (See Below)
The Art of Aardman Animations/The Art of Baobab Studios/Blue Sky Studios Productions/The Art of Cartoon Saloon/The Art of Frederator Studios/The Art of Illumination/The Art of LAIKA/The Art of Skydance Animation
The Classical Animated Documentary and Its Contemporary Evolution (Paperback) by Cristina Formenti – November 30, 2023
Holocaust Representations in Animated Documentaries: The Contours of Commemoration by Liat Steir-Livny – November 30, 2023
Classic Chinese Animated Film and Ideology: Tradition, Innovation, and Interculturality by Olga Bobrowska – December 11, 2023
Technical Animation in Video Games by Matthew Lake – December 11, 2023
Politically Animated: Non-fiction Animation from the Hispanic World by Jennifer Nagtegaal – December 15, 2023
Spider-Man Across the Spider-Verse The Official Movie Special by Titan Comics – December 19, 2023
Writing for Animation: What Goes on Behind (Closed) Studio Doors by Rob Edwards – December 31, 2023
Invisible Digital: What Animation and Games Tell Us about Software and Digital Culture by Aylish Wood – eBook available January 11, 2024 and Hardcover available February 8, 2024
Sylvain Chomet’s Distinctive Animation: From The Triplets of Belleville to The Illusionist (Animation: Key Films/Filmmakers) by Maria Katsaridou – January 25, 2024
Aren’t You Bojack Horseman?: Critical Essays on the Netflix Series by Harriet E.H. Earle – February 4, 2024
The Art of Invincible Season 1 by Marc Sumerak – February 6, 2024
The Art of Elio by Disney/Pixar – February 6, 2024
Invisible Digital: What Animation and Games Tell Us About Software and Digital Culture by Aylish Wood– February 8, 2024
The Animated Dad: Essays on Father Figures in Cartoon Television by Lorin Shahinian and Leslie Salas – February 15, 2024
Rediscovered Classics of Japanese Animation: The Adaptation of Children’s Novels into the World Masterpiece Theater Series by Maria Chiara Oltolini – February 22, 2024
Women and Film Animation: A Feminist Corpus at the National Film Board of Canada 1939-1989 by Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre – March 15, 2024
The Animated Universal Classic Monsters by Matthew Hahn – March 15, 2024
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History: Revised and Expanded Edition by Andre Farago – April 16, 2024
Studio Ghibli: The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata (Fourth Edition) by Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc – April 23, 2024
The Art of Inside Out 2 – May 7, 2024
Hanna and Barbera: Conversations by Kevin Sandler and Tyler Solon Williams – May 15, 2024
The Art of El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera by Chris McDonnell – July 9, 2024
The Art of Hercules by Gerald Scarfe – August 20, 2024
Welcome to The Animation History Bibliography!
In creating this bibliography there is a conscious effort to include any and all publications on the subject of animation; regardless of communal and scholarly reputation. If a title was available in North America and in English, it is included.
Titles are separated into groups of similar topics. These categorizations are but lines in the sand, meant for the reader to peruse easier and they are not meant to be taken as a definitive judgment of a book’s contents. Some titles could have been placed in more than one category, but they were only listed once. In the case of multiple authors, the authors are alphabetized by last name. In the cases of titles that are compendiums of articles by many authors, the editor(s) of the work is listed. In the case of periodicals, either the founder of the publication or the first Editor-in-Chief is listed.
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Publications are written in the following format:
Author’s Last Name, First Name. Additional Authors Alphabetically (If present). Title of Publication. Type of Binding and Edition. Publisher. Year Published. ISBN10: XXXXXXXXXX. ISBN-13: XXXXXXXXXXXXX.
Additional Editions (If Applicable). Publisher. Year Published. ISBN-10: XXXXXXXXXX. ISBN-13: XXXXXXXXXXXXX.
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