skip to content
Marvel Comics : the untold story Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Marvel Comics : the untold story

Author: Sean Howe
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In the early 1960s, Marvel Comics introduced a series of bright-costumed superhero characters -- including Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, and the Amazing Spider-Man -- that would evolve into a modern American mythology for millions of readers. Over the last half-century, these characters have been passed along among generations of editors, artists, and writers who struggled with  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Howe
ISBN: 9780061992117 0061992119 9780061992100 0061992100
OCLC Number: 856186608
Description: 485 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Creations and myths --
The next generation --
Trouble shooter --
Boom and bust --
A new Marvel.
Responsibility: Sean Howe.

Abstract:

Operating out of a tiny office on Madison Avenue in the early 1960s, a struggling company called Marvel Comics presented a cast of brightly costumed characters distinguished by smart banter and  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Sean Howe's history of Marvel makes a compulsively readable, riotous and heartbreaking version of my favorite story, that of how a bunch of weirdos changed the world. That it's all true is just Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/856186608> # Marvel Comics : the untold story
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "856186608" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100152> ; # Comic books, strips, etc--United States--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869145> ; # Comic books, strips, etc
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/152451185> ; # Marvel Comics Group.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1172580471#Organization/marvel_comics_group> ; # Marvel Comics Group.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/741.5973/e23/> ;
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/73226892> ; # Sean Howe
   schema:bookEdition "1st Harper Perennial ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
   schema:datePublished "2013" ;
   schema:description "Creations and myths -- The next generation -- Trouble shooter -- Boom and bust -- A new Marvel."@en ;
   schema:description "In the early 1960s, Marvel Comics introduced a series of bright-costumed superhero characters -- including Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, and the Amazing Spider-Man -- that would evolve into a modern American mythology for millions of readers. Over the last half-century, these characters have been passed along among generations of editors, artists, and writers who struggled with commercial mandates, a fickle audience, and, over matters of credit and control, one another."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1172580471> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Marvel Comics : the untold story"@en ;
   schema:productID "856186608" ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061992100> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061992117> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB259070> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB370869> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/856186608> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100152> # Comic books, strips, etc--United States--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Comic books, strips, etc--United States--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/869145> # Comic books, strips, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Comic books, strips, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/152451185> # Marvel Comics Group.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Marvel Comics Group." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73226892> # Sean Howe
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Howe" ;
   schema:givenName "Sean" ;
   schema:name "Sean Howe" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061992100>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0061992100" ;
   schema:isbn "9780061992100" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780061992117>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0061992119" ;
   schema:isbn "9780061992117" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.