A Complete History of American Comic Books
Peter Lang, 2008 - 353 pages
This book is an updated history of the American comic book by an industry insider. You'll follow the development of comics from the first appearance of the comic book format in the Platinum Age of the 1930s to the creation of the superhero genre in the Golden Age, to the current period, where comics flourish as graphic novels and blockbuster movies. Along the way you will meet the hustlers, hucksters, hacks, and visionaries who made the American comic book what it is today. It's an exciting journey, filled with mutants, changelings, atomized scientists, gamma-ray accidents, and supernaturally empowered heroes and villains who challenge the imagination and spark the secret identities lurking within us.
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THE FIRST COMICS
THE FIRST SUPERHEROES
A NEW KIND OF SUPERHERO
THE RETURN OF SUPERHEROES
THE BATTLE OVER MARVEL
COLLECTING COMIC BOOKS FOR FUN AND MAYBE PROFIT
COMICS IN EDUCATION EDUCATION IN COMICS
FANBOYS WHO MADE IT HAPPEN
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