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Hero-a-go-go! : campy comic books, crimefighters & culture of the swinging sixties

Author: Michael Eury
Publisher: Raleigh, North Carolina : TwoMorrows Publishing, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Welcome to the Camp Age, when spies liked their wars cold and their women warm, good guys beat bad guys with a pun and a punch, and Batman shook a mean cape. Hero-a-Go-Go! celebrates the camp craze of the Swinging Sixties, when just about everyone--the teens of Riverdale, an ant and a squirrel, even the President of the United States--was a super-hero or a secret agent. Back Issue magazine and former DC Comics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comics (Graphic works)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eury
ISBN: 9781605490731 1605490733
OCLC Number: 962006616
Description: 269 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: Goin' to a go-go --
Chapter 1. Campfire --
Chapter 2. Camptown revivals --
Chapter 3. Campus clowns --
Chapter 4. Camp Runamuck --
Chapter 5. Band camp.
Other Titles: Campy comic books, crimefighters & culture of the swinging sixties
Responsibility: by Michael Eury.

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