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THE TOWER OF THE COMIC BOOK FREAKS

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THE TOWER OF THE COMIC BOOK FREAKS

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Recommended. By Ron Kasman. July 4, 1971. Five awkward, naive boys from Canada drive to New York City to attend the '71 comic art convention in search of love, sex, art, and comic books. What they encounter changes their lives forever. Visit a pivotal time as comics are just becoming an art form. Meet Jack Kirby and Bill Everett, art show judges! A remarkable insight into the early years of the comic industry and fans.

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July 4, 1971. Five awkward, naive boys from Canada drive to New York City to attend the '71 comic art convention in search of love, sex, art, and comic books. What they encounter changes their lives forever. Visit a pivotal time as comics are just becoming an art form. Meet Jack Kirby and Bill Everett, art show judges!  A remarkable insight into the early years of the comic industry and fans.

"In one word...PHENOMENAL." - Stephen Lipson, historian, consultant to the Overstreet Price Guide.

"Ron Kasman is an unsung genius of Canadian comics." - Mark Shainblum, Co-creator of Northguard and Fleur de Lys.

"This work is truly novelistic. It’s ambitious in terms of setting, rich characterization and it says something about life." - R.G.Taylor, Co-creator Wordsmith, Artist Sandman Mystery Theater.

"It is utterly wonderful." - Jon Atack, author of Voodoo Child.

"No one has a better insight into the angst, the innocence and the absurdity of young comic nerds during the embryonic days of fandom." - James Waley, publisher Orb Magazine, Creator of Northern Light.

"Great reading for a Sunday afternoon" - Noel Tuazon, New York Times Best Selling Illustrator

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Item Code TOWCB
Publisher Caliber
Publish Date 2018
ISBN 9781942351832
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 224pg
Color b&w
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