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Author: Ron MannDon HaigMartin HarburyCharles LippincottRobert KennedyAll authors
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Public Media Inc. : Home Vision Entertainment [distributor], 2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation   Book : English : Digitally remastered version; full screenView all editions and formats
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Combines historical footage, interviews, animation, and live action to trace the history of comic books from 1933 to 1988. Twenty-two significant comic artists and writers are discussed: Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Robert Crumb, Will Eisner, Al Feldstein, Shary Flenniken, William M. Gaines, Bill Griffith, Jaime Hernandez, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Stan Lee, Paul Mavrides, Frank Miller, Victor Moscoso,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Lynda Barry; Charles Burns; Sue Coe; R Crumb; Will Eisner; Shary Flenniken; Albert B Feldstein; William M Gaines; Bill Griffith; Jaime Hernandez; Jack Kirby; Harvey Kurtzman; Stan Lee; Paul Mavrides; Frank Miller; Victor Moscoso; Dan O'Neill; Françoise Mouly; Lynda Barry; Charles Burns; Sue Coe; R Crumb; Will Eisner; Albert B Feldstein; Shary Flenniken; William M Gaines; Bill Griffith; Jaime Hernandez; Jack Kirby; Harvey Kurtzman; Stan Lee; Paul Mavrides; Frank Miller; Victor Moscoso; Françoise Mouly; Dan O'Neill
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Mann; Don Haig; Martin Harbury; Charles Lippincott; Robert Kennedy; Keith Elliot; John, Dr.; Gerald Leckey; Nicholas Stirling; Sphinx Productions.; Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.); Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780025636 9780780025639
OCLC Number: 50609216
Notes: Originally produced in 1988.
Booklet contains artist bios.
Special features: Kevin Smith introduction; interview with Ron Mann; Comic book archive: a story by each featured artist; original theatrical trailers.
Credits: Directors of photography, Robert Fresco, Joan Churchill; editors, Robert Kennedy, Ron Mann ; music, Keith Elliot, Dr. John, Gerald Leckey, Nicholas Stirling; art director, Gerlinde Scharinger.
Performer(s): Featuring Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Robert Crumb, Will Eisner, Al Feldstein, Shary Flenniken, William M. Gaines, Bill Griffith, Jamie Hernandez, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Stan Lee, Paul Mavrides, Frank Miller, Victor Moscoso, Françoise Mouly, Dan O'Neill, Harvey Pekar, Gilbert Shelton, Spain, Art Spiegelman.
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; 1.33:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital stereo.
Responsibility: a Sphinx Productions in association with Don Haig, Martin Harbury, Charles Lippincott ; a film by Ron Mann ; producer/director, Ron Mann.

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Combines historical footage, interviews, animation, and live action to trace the history of comic books from 1933 to 1988. Twenty-two significant comic artists and writers are discussed: Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Robert Crumb, Will Eisner, Al Feldstein, Shary Flenniken, William M. Gaines, Bill Griffith, Jaime Hernandez, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Stan Lee, Paul Mavrides, Frank Miller, Victor Moscoso, Francoise Mouly, Dan O'Neill, Harvey Pekar, Gilbert Shelton, Spain, Art Spiegelman.

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