- Full Description
Covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details: a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends. The rise and fall of Jim Shooter at Marvel Comics! The ascendancy of Frank Miller as a comic book superstar with Daredevil, Ronin and The Dark Knight! DC Comics’ reboot with Crisis on Infinite Earths and its renaissance with a British invasion of talent: Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and Neil Gaiman! The emergence of Direct Market-exclusive publishers like Eclipse Comics, Pacific Comics, First Comics, Comico, Dark Horse Comics and others!
These are just a few of the events chronicled in this exhaustive, full-color hardcover. Taken together, American Comic Book Chronicles forms a cohesive, linear overview of the entire landscape of comics history, sure to be an invaluable resource for ANY comic book enthusiast!
The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series of full-color hardcovers, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! Keith Dallas headlines this volume on the 1980s.
This was first published in 2016 but went out of print quite some time ago.
- Additional Information
Item Code ACB02H Publisher TwoMorrows Publish Date 2019 ISBN 9781605490465 Binding Hard Cover Dimensions 8x11 # Pages 288pg Color Full Color