Discussed how Americans spend their free time and entertain themselves. Essays present perspectives in the fields of American and cultural studies, sociology, recreation, sports, leisure studies, auctions, bloodsports, shopping malls, and theme parks.As fans found one another they began to buy, sell, and trade comics. The first comic book conventions began in the mid-1960s. Robert Overstreet published the first edition of The Comic Book Price Guide in 1970, providing normative data onanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of recreation and leisure in America|
|Author||:||Gary S. Cross|
|Publisher||:||Gale Cengage - 2004-01-01|