American Comic Book Chronicles - the 1970s: 1970-1979

American Comic Book Chronicles - the 1970s


Pub. price: $41.95
New: $37.76

ISBN10: 1605490563 ISBN13: 9781605490564 Contributors: Sacks, Jason; Dykema, Dave; Wells, John Publisher: Twomorrows Pub Published: Oct 7 2014 Pages: 240 Weight: 2.70lbs. Height: 11.00" Width: 8.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series of full-coplor hardcovers, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! Jason Sacks and Keith Dallas coordinate this volume on the 1970s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of the emerging Bronze Age of comics! You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: the dawn of relevance with Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams' Green Lantern! Jack Kirby's Fourth World saga! Revisions to the Comics Code that opens the floodgates for monsters and the supernatural! Jenette Kahn's arrival at DC and the subsequent DC Implosion! The coming of Jim Shooter and the Direct Market! Taken together, American Comic Book Chronicles forms a cohesive, linear overview of the entire landscape of comics history, sure to be an invaluable resource for ANY comic book enthusiast!

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