American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1980s

American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1980s

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The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series of FULL-COLOR HARDCOVERS, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! Keith Dallas headlines this volume on the 1980s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics during the Reagan years! You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: The rise and fall of Jim Shooter at Marvel Comics! The ascendancy of Frank Miller as a comic book superstar with works like Daredevil, Ronin and The Dark Knight! DC Comicsa€™ reboot with Crisis on Infinite Earths and its Renaissance with a British invasion of talent like Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and Neil Gaiman! The emergence of Direct Market-exclusive publishers like Eclipse Comics, Pacific Comics, First Comics, Comico, Dark Horse Comics and others! These are just a few of the events chronicled in this exhaustive, full-color hardcover.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!Since large print runs of each issue had to be secured in order to minimize unit costs, Comico was left with significant Mage overstock. Rather than write off ... Essentially, Magebook was a collected edition of Mage #1-4 without Comico having to pay for a new print run (Giovinco, a€œThe Comic Company: Origins of a Graphic Novela€). Comicoa#39;s other new color ... Comics Buyera#39;s Guide. Evidently, the free press did its job as distributors bought 1, 500 copies before the issue was even printed.


Title:American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1980s
Author: Keith Dallas, Jason Sacks, Jim Beard, Dave Dykema, Paul Brian McCoy
Publisher:TwoMorrows Publishing - 2013
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