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Invaders from the north : how Canada conquered the comic book universe

Author: John Bell; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn, ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This generously illustrated book serves up a cheeky cavalcade of outrageous personalities that attest to Canada's verve in the world of storytelling.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Comics (Graphic works)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bell, John, 1952-
Invaders from the north.
Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn, ©2006
(DLC) 2007360659
(OCoLC)70839296
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Bell; Gibson Library Connections, Inc.
ISBN: 1550026593 9781550026597 9781770702400 1770702407 1282811169 9781282811164 9781459720749 1459720741
OCLC Number: 666233165
Awards: Short-listed for CBA Libris Awards for Book Design of the Year 2007 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits)
Contents: Of brownies and doo dads : the precursors, 1849-1928 --
Up, up, and away : dawn of the comic book, 1929-1940 --
Smashing the axis : Canada's golden age of comics, 1941-1946 --
Spotlight : Johnny Canuck and the search for Canadian superheroes --
Crackdown on comics : the lean years, 1947-1966 --
Harold Hedd and Fuddle Duddle : the comix rebellion, 1967-1974 --
An aardvark leads the way : alternative visions, 1975-1988 --
Spotlight : Chester Brown and the search for new narratives --
The road to Palooka-Ville : new directions, 1989-2006.
Responsibility: John Bell ; foreword by Seth.
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This generously illustrated book serves up a cheeky cavalcade of outrageous personalities that attest to Canada's verve in the world of storytelling.

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