Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 48. Chapters: 1970s comics, 1980 in comics, 1981 in comics, 1982 in comics, 1983 in comics, 1984 in comics, 1985 in comics, Secret Wars, The Dark Phoenix Saga, Days of Future Past, The Death of Jean DeWolff, The Great Darkness Saga, Jaspers' Warp, Heroes for Hope, The Exaggerated Death of Ultra Boy, For the Man Who Has Everything, DC Implosion, City of the Damned, Who Is Sensor Girl?, Apocalypse War, Doomquest, Judge Child, The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man, Nothing Can Stop the Juggernaut!, Block Mania, 1970s in comics. Excerpt: The Bronze Age of Comic Books is an informal name for a period in the history of mainstream American comic books usually said to run from 1970 to 1985. It follows the Silver Age of Comic Books. The Bronze Age retained many of the conventions of the Silver Age, with brightly colored superhero titles remaining the mainstay of the industry. However, darker plot elements and more mature storylines featuring real-world issues, such as drug use, alcoholism, and environmental pollution, began to appear during the period, prefiguring the later Modern Age of Comic Books. The term Bronze Age was first used by comic book fandom and later the Overstreet Price Guide to refer to the more mature and modern comic books of the early 70s to the mid-80s. There is no one single event that can be said to herald the beginning of the Bronze Age. Instead a number of events at the beginning of the 1970s, taken together, can be seen as a shift away from the tone of comics in the previous decade. Green Lantern/Green Arrow #85 (October 1971), one of the first comic stories to tackle the issue of drug use, cover art by Neal Adams.One such event was Jack Kirby's departure from Marvel Comics in 1970, ending arguably the most important creative partnership of the Silver Age (with Stan Lee). Kirby then tur...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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|Publisher||:||General Books - 2010-08-20|