Comic book century : the history of American comic books / Stephen Krensky

Author(s): Krensky, Stephen
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Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc.--United States--History and criticism--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2008
Series: People's history
People's history
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 112 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006020795
ISBN: 9780822566540 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0822566540 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Contents: Superheroes take off -- Comics go to war -- Thriving on the home front -- Comics under fire -- New era -- Going underground -- Looking forward and back -- World turned upside down -- Epilogue -- Timeline -- Selected famous names in comic book history -- Source notes -- Selected bibliography -- Further reading and websites -- Index
Summary: Provides a history of comic books in America during the twentieth century, showing how it has influenced and been influenced by American culture. Includes an epilogue about comics in the early twenty-first century
Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-109) and index
OCLC Number: 70219863
ISBN/ISSN: 9780822566540
0822566540