A significant expansion of the critically acclaimed first edition, Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History, 2d ed., carries the story of the Kanter family's series of comics-style adaptations of literary masterpieces from 1941 into the 21st century.
This book features additional material on the 70-year history of Classics Illustrated and the careers and contributions of such artists as Alex A.... [click here for more]
Featuring nearly 200 covers from the Golden Age to today, the best comic book covers ever are showcased is this beautiful homage to heroic art.
Eye-popping and spectacular, The Greatest Comic Book Covers of All Time is a full-color salute to the covers that make us say "wow!"
Jaw-dropping, fun, irreverent, sexy and inspiring, these covers have one thing in common: They made you... [click here for more]
In this thorough history, the author demonstrates, via the popular literature (primarily pulp magazines and comic books) of the 1920s to about 1960, that the stories therein drew their definitions of heroism and villainy from an overarching, nativist fear of outsiders that had existed before World War I but intensified afterwards. These depictions were transferred to America's "new"... [click here for more]