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Superhero comics of the Golden Age : the illustrated history

Author: Mike Benton
Publisher: Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Pub., ©1992.
Series: Taylor history of comics, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ultimate history of the greatest period in comic book superheroes, from the birth of the genre in the early thirties to the postwar lull in the late forties.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benton, Mike.
Superhero comics of the Golden Age.
Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Pub., ©1992
(OCoLC)756450020
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Benton
ISBN: 087833808X 9780878338085
OCLC Number: 25747471
Description: 200 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: The golden age of comic books. -Take a man and make him super. -The coming of the heroes. -Costumed characters and secret identities. -Smack in the fuhrer's face. -A good war makes you strong. -Atomic blasts and heroic fallout. -Guide and checklist to the superhero comics of the golden age.
Series Title: Taylor history of comics, no. 4.
Responsibility: Mike Benton.

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The ultimate history of the greatest period in comic book superheroes, from the birth of the genre in the early thirties to the postwar lull in the late forties.

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