Art History 101 satisfied a credit requirement for us a couple summers ago, and we got the textbook super cheap. Though heavily worn, it is well worth holding onto for entries like this one on Roy Lichtenstein. We’ll even throw in a scan of the publishing data so you can cite this one in your own comic-book-themed writing projects!
Of course, you know our feelings about Lichtenstein’s famous works: Take a cool old comic, make it HUGE, and you’ve got awesomeness! But if you need a little more conceptual framework than that, read on.
Collector’s Guide: from Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, 13th Edition, Vol. 2; by Fred S. Kleiner, 2010.
For an amazing visual introduction to Lichtenstein’s work—even that of the non-comics variety—and current exhibitions, see https://www.artsy.net/artist/roy-lichtenstein