American Comic Book Chronicles: 1960-64 (Hardcover)

American Comic Book Chronicles: 1960-64 By John Wells, Keith Dallas (Editor), Jack Kirby (Artist) Cover Image
By John Wells, Keith Dallas (Editor), Jack Kirby (Artist)
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The American Comic Book Chronicles is an ambitious new series of FULL-COLOR HARDCOVERS, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today John Wells leads off with the first of two volumes on the 1960s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics in the JFK and Beatles era You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: DC Comics' rebirth of Green Lantern, Hawkman, and others, and the launch of Justice League of America and multiple earths Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's transformation of superhero comics with the debut of Marvel' Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Hulk, X-Men, Avengers, and other iconic characters Plus Batman gets a new look, the Blue Beetle is revamped at Charlton Comics, and Creepy #1 brings horror back to comic book form, just as Harvey's kid comics are booming These are just a few of the events chronicled in this exhaustive, full-color hardcover. Taken together, the series forms a cohesive, linear overview of the entire landscape of comics history, sure to be an invaluable resource for ANY comic book enthusiast.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781605490458
ISBN-10: 1605490458
Publisher: Two Morrows Publishing
Publication Date: February 26th, 2013
Pages: 224
Language: English