Tag: American Comic Book Chronicles

American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1940s: 1940-1944 by Kurt F. Mitchell with Roy Thomas (book review).

September 28, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1940s: 1940-1944 by Kurt F. Mitchell with Roy Thomas (book review).

As Kurt Mitchell points out in the introduction to ‘American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1940s: 1940-1944’, there are very few people alive who remember this era anymore and it needed experts alive on the subject so Roy Thomas roped him in. He went through 5,000 comicbooks for research. Don’t think the size of the comicbooks […]

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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1990s: 1990-1999 by Jason Stacks and Keith Dallas (book review).

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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1990s: 1990-1999 by Jason Stacks and Keith Dallas (book review).

Mid-way through the 1990s, my lack of funds cut short my comicbook collecting, although from the looks of things, it was probably at the right time. Having read ‘American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1990s: 1990-1999’ by Jason Stacks and Keith Dallas, this at least confirm that decision. What a mess of egos, corporate spin and […]

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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s: 1960-1964 by John Wells (book review).

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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s: 1960-1964 by John Wells (book review).

Comicbooks were still in the doldrums as the 1960s dawned because of the restrictions laid upon them by the Comic Codes Authority and even those who worked in the industry thought its years were numbered. There wasn’t enough work to go around and they were seen as the poor relative to the newspaper cartoon strip. […]

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