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Product Description: Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary chronicles the career of Otto Binder, from pulp magazine author to writer of Supergirl, Captain Marvel, and Superman comics. As the originator of the first sentient robot in literature ("I, Robot," published in Amazing Stories in 1939 and predating Isaac Asimov's collection of the same name), Binder's effect on science fiction was profound...read more

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9781623170370 | North Atlantic Books, June 7, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary chronicles the career of Otto Binder, from pulp magazine author to writer of Supergirl, Captain Marvel, and Superman comics.

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Product Description: L.B. Cole created some of the most bizarre, proto-psychedelic, eye-popping comic book covers of all time, yet remarkably this is the first retrospective of his career, featuring the largest collection of Cole covers ever assembled, in an oversize format that showcases his attention to detail and his versatility in all the popular comic book genres of the day...read more
By Bill Schelly (introduced by)

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9781606997628 | Fantagraphics Books, January 4, 2015, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: L.

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Product Description: 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! Bill Schelly authors the volume on the 1950s era of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, with a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: the rise of the great EC "New Trend" titles (Tales of the Crypt, Weird Science), Harvey Kurtzman's Mad, and Carl Barks' classic work on Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge! Plus, read about the publication of Dr...read more
By Keith Dallas (editor) and Bill Schelly

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9781605490540 | Twomorrows Pub, September 3, 2013, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: 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!

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Product Description: This sequel to Alter Ego: The Best of the Legendary Comics Fanzine presents more fantastic features from the fabled magazine begun in 1961 by Jerry Bails and Roy Thomas — covering undiscovered gems from all 11 original issues published between 1961 and 1978! Editors Roy Thomas and Bill Schelly uncover never-revealed secrets about the first super-hero fanzine ever published, with vintage articles about Tor, Hawkman, the Spectre, Blackhawk, the Justice League of America, the All-Winners Squad, Robotman, Wonder Woman, the Heap, the Lensmen/Green Lantern connection, and so much more! Plus rarely-seen comics stories by Joe Kubert, Ronn Foss, and Roy Thomas and Sam Grainger, as well as Roy's entire "Bestest League of America" parody, collected for the first time ever...read more
By Bill Schelly (editor) and Roy Thomas (editor)

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9781605490489 | Twomorrows Pub, June 18, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This sequel to Alter Ego: The Best of the Legendary Comics Fanzine presents more fantastic features from the fabled magazine begun in 1961 by Jerry Bails and Roy Thomas — covering undiscovered gems from all 11 original issues published between 1961 and 1978!

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Product Description: A coffee table art book spanning all 70 years of this legendary creator’s work! Joe Kubert is one of the great comic book artists. His career literally traverses the history of comics, beginning in 1938 when he became a professional at age 12, to today as one of the greatest draftsmen working in the field...read more
By Bill Schelly (editor)

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9781606994870 | Fantagraphics Books, October 31, 2011, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: A coffee table art book spanning all 70 years of this legendary creator’s work!

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Product Description: In the 1950s and '60s, a grassroots movement arose to celebrate comic books and strips, which were becoming increasingly important to American popular culture. This broad group of ardent readers and collectors had little formal structure until the 1950s...read more

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9780786443475 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, August 3, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In the 1950s and '60s, a grassroots movement arose to celebrate comic books and strips, which were becoming increasingly important to American popular culture.

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9780786457625 | McFarland & Co, July 9, 2010, cover price $24.99

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Product Description: Joe Kubert's extraordinary career spans the history of the comic book in America: he began drawing comics in 1938, just as Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1, and continues to be one of the most vital cartoonists working today, writing and drawing both mainstream comic book characters as well as, more recently, graphic novels of his own conception...read more

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9781560979289 | Fantagraphics Books, November 1, 2008, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Joe Kubert's extraordinary career spans the history of the comic book in America: he began drawing comics in 1938, just as Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1, and continues to be one of the most vital cartoonists working today, writing and drawing both mainstream comic book characters as well as, more recently, graphic novels of his own conception.

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