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.However, these simple guidelines should help you figure out how much your comic books are truly worth: 1. ... There are several reliable guides to choose from, but Wizard magazine and The Official Overstreet Comic Book Price ... 20 Begun in 1970 by Robert M. Overstreet as a guide for fellow fans of Golden Age comicsanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Complete History of American Comic Books|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2008-01-01|