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Marvel Comics : the untold story

Author: Sean Howe
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Interweaves history, anecdotes, and analysis with more than one hundred interviews with Marvel insiders to reveal how Marvel, which introduced brightly costumed caped crusaders in the 1960s, became one of the most dominant pop cultural forces in contemporary America.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Howe
ISBN: 9780061992100 0061992100
OCLC Number: 779265805
Awards: Winner of Will Eisner Comic Industry Award (Comics-Related Book) 2013
Description: 485 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Creations and myths --
The next generation --
Trouble shooter --
Boom and bust --
A new Marvel.
Responsibility: Sean Howe.

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