skip to content
Covid-19 virus
COVID-19 Resources

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel). Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this WorldCat.org search. OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus issues in their communities.

Image provided by: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM
A complete history of American Comic Books Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A complete history of American Comic Books

Author: Shirrel Rhoades; Steve Geppi
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, DL 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirrel Rhoades; Steve Geppi
ISBN: 9781433101076 1433101076 9781433101106 1433101106
OCLC Number: 494400700
Description: 1 vol. (XI-353 p.) : ill. en noir, couv. ill. en coul. ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: History of the Comic Book World --
1. The Platinum Age: The First Comics --
2. The Golden Age: The First Superheroes --
3. Seduction of the Innocent: A Comics Witch Hunt --
4. The Silver Age: A New Kind of Superhero --
5. The Bronze Age: The Return of Superheroes --
6. The Modern Age: Darker Knights --
7. Comic Wars: The Battle Over Marvel --
8. The Postmodern Age: A New Day for Comics --
9. Collecting Comic Books for Fun and (Maybe) Profit --
Afterword: Comics in Education, Education in Comics / Steve Geppi --
Comics Milestones: A No-Brains-Required Summary --
Comics Industry Profiles: Fanboys Who Made It Happen --
Cranking Up the Time Machine: A Comics Industry Timeline --
Gadzooks: A Comics Glossary --
Comic Book Quiz --
Comic Book Quiz: Answers.
Responsibility: Shirrel Rhoades ; afterword by Steve Geppi.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"One part history and one part how-to add up to a book that really puts the 'Pow' back into comics." (Joe Quesada, Editor-in-Chief, Marvel Comics) "Shirrel Rhoades reflects on his journey through the 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


\n\n

Primary Entity<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/494400700<\/a>> # A complete history of American Comic Books<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Book<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"494400700<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/New_York_City<\/a>> ; # New York<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bandes_dessinees_etats_unis_histoire_20e_siecle<\/a>> ; # Bandes dessin\u00E9es--\u00C9tats-Unis--Histoire--20e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bandes_dessinees_etats_unis_20e_siecle<\/a>> ; # Bandes dessin\u00E9es--\u00C9tats-Unis--20e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/741.56973\/e22\/<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bande_dessinee_americaine_etats_unis<\/a>> ; # bande dessin\u00E9e am\u00E9ricaine (Etats-Unis)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bande_dessinee_americaine_etats_unis_20e_s<\/a>> ; # bande dessin\u00E9e am\u00E9ricaine (Etats-Unis)--20e s<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/161964389<\/a>> ; # Steve Geppi<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/15921956<\/a>> ; # Shirrel Rhoades<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"2008<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:datePublished<\/a> \"DL 2008<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/5614290812<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:inLanguage<\/a> \"en<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"A complete history of American Comic Books<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:productID<\/a> \"494400700<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publication<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/494400700#PublicationEvent\/new_york_peter_lang_dl_2008<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:publisher<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Agent\/peter_lang<\/a>> ; # Peter Lang<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781433101076<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781433101106<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nwdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/494400700<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

Related Entities<\/h3>\n
<http:\/\/dbpedia.org\/resource\/New_York_City<\/a>> # New York<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"New York<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/741.56973\/e22\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Agent\/peter_lang<\/a>> # Peter Lang<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peter Lang<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bande_dessinee_americaine_etats_unis<\/a>> # bande dessin\u00E9e am\u00E9ricaine (Etats-Unis)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"bande dessin\u00E9e am\u00E9ricaine (Etats-Unis)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bande_dessinee_americaine_etats_unis_20e_s<\/a>> # bande dessin\u00E9e am\u00E9ricaine (Etats-Unis)--20e s<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"bande dessin\u00E9e am\u00E9ricaine (Etats-Unis)--20e s<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bandes_dessinees_etats_unis_20e_siecle<\/a>> # Bandes dessin\u00E9es--\u00C9tats-Unis--20e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Bandes dessin\u00E9es--\u00C9tats-Unis--20e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5614290812#Topic\/bandes_dessinees_etats_unis_histoire_20e_siecle<\/a>> # Bandes dessin\u00E9es--\u00C9tats-Unis--Histoire--20e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Bandes dessin\u00E9es--\u00C9tats-Unis--Histoire--20e si\u00E8cle<\/span>\"@fr<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/15921956<\/a>> # Shirrel Rhoades<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Rhoades<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Shirrel<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Shirrel Rhoades<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/161964389<\/a>> # Steve Geppi<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Geppi<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Steve<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Steve Geppi<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781433101076<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"1433101076<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9781433101076<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781433101106<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"1433101106<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:isbn<\/a> \"9781433101106<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/494400700<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/494400700<\/a>> ; # A complete history of American Comic Books<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2019-07-22<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n