The comic book makers / Joe Simon with Jim Simon

Author(s): Simon, Joe
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Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc.--United States--History and criticism
Cartoonists--United States--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Rev. Vanguard ed
Published: Lebanon, N.J. : Vanguard Productions, 2003
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 190 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword: The Butcher, the Baker, the Comic Book Maker 7
Ch. 1. In the Beginning 12
Ch. 2. Growing Up Before Comic Books 16
Ch. 3. Working for the Newspapers 20
Ch. 4. New York, Here I Come 24
Ch. 5. The King of Comics 29
Lou Fine 34
Ch. 6. A New Breed of Publisher 37
Blue Bolt 38
Ch. 7. Enter Jack Kirby 40
Ch. 8. Captain America - Our Answer to Hitler 42
Ch. 9. Pocket Comics - Two for the Price of One (Almost) 48
Ch. 10. Captain Marvel - A Crude Beginning 50
Ch. 11. Hangman and the Threat of Litigation 52
Ch. 12. Superman vs. Captain Marvel 54
Ch. 13. Crime Does Not Pay? 56
Ch. 14. The Move to DC Comics 58
Ch. 15. Captain America Goes Hollywood 62
Ch. 16. The Non-Superheroes 68
Sad Sack 70
Ch. 17. A House in the Country 72
Alfred Harvey 74
Dick Tracy 76
Ch. 18. Post-War Bust 78
The Comic Book Makers Color Gallery 81
The Duke of Broadway 97
Ch. 19. On the Ranch 103
Boys' Ranch Action Portfolio 105
Ch. 20. The Years of Romance 109
Ch. 21. Straight into the Third Dimension 114
Ch. 22. Horror, Crime and Punishment 118
Beautiful Freak 131
Ch. 23. Mainline - Simon and Kirby's Own Company 137
The Legend of Bullseye 139
Bullseye Action Portfolio 141
Ch. 24. The Accountant - Fish in a Barrel 147
Ch. 25. A Killer Among Us 137
Ch. 26. Burstein, the Unknown Writer 154
Ch. 27. Sick - A Healthy Departure 160
The New Age of Comics 170
Ch. 28. The Birth of Spider-Man 173
Ch. 29. The Copyright Capers 186
'60s and '70s Comics 187
Ch. 30. Still Later 188
Index 191
Additional Authors: Simon, Jim
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 90083473
ISBN: 1887591354 (pbk.)
ISBN: 1887591338 (hardcover)
ISBN: 1887591346 (deluxe hardcover)
Includes index
OCLC Number: 52444175
ISBN/ISSN: 1887591354
1887591338
1887591346