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Comic Book Culture: An Illustrated History

Goulart, Ron

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ISBN 10: 1888054387 / ISBN 13: 9781888054385
Published by Collectors Pr, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 2000
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First printing. Square oversized quarto; patterned paper binding, entire book on coated paper with many color illustrations. An informal illustrated history of comics by sci fi writer Goulart, featuring large reproductions of classic covers. Unread, as new in like DJ with slight shelfwear. Prie of $39.95 intact. 204 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 6831

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Title: Comic Book Culture: An Illustrated History

Publisher: Collectors Pr, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Book

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Selecting from thousands of cover illustrations from the middle 1930s to the late 1940s, comics authority Goulart has assembled about 400 of the most entertaining and provocative images including Superman, Batman, Plastic Man, Captain Marvel, and others. His text provides a concise history of the comic book business from its shaky beginnings in the early 1930s to its multi-million dollar successes during the World War II years. Extensively illustrated in color. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Ron Goulart has written over 160 books and roughly 750 short stories and articles. He is considered one of the country’s leading authorities on comic books and comic strips.

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