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Dick Tracy and American culture : morality and mythology, text and context

Author: Garyn G Roberts
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1993.
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Roberts, Garyn G.
Dick Tracy and American culture.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1993
(OCoLC)621627025
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Garyn G Roberts
ISBN: 0899508804 9780899508801
OCLC Number: 27977131
Description: xxii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword: Some Context for a Serious Study / Max Allan Collins --
Foreword: Dick Tracy's Sister Remembers / Jean Gould O'Connell --
Foreword: The Enduring Qualities of Dick Tracy / Dick Locher --
Preface: A Piece to the Puzzle --
The Dick Tracy Comic Strip: An American Culture Phenomenon --
Chronicling a Culture: A History of the Development of the American Comic Strip --
Of Blue Knights and Social Injustices: The Police Procedural Detective Story and Dick Tracy --
From Historical Fact to Historical Fantasy: The Dick Tracy Comic Strip from 1931 to the Present --
Builders of a Legend: The People Behind Dick Tracy --
A Proliferation of Moral Storytelling: Dick Tracy in Media Other Than the Comic Strip --
Premiums, Paraphernalia, and Material Culture: The Dick Tracy Toys --
The 1990 Blockbuster Movie --
The Second Most Famous Detective.
Responsibility: by Garyn G. Roberts ; forewords by Max Allan Collins, Jean O'Connell, Dick Locher.

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"readable and very entertaining"--The Armchair Detective

 
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