The Resource The golden age of DC Comics : 1935-1956, Paul Levitz ; art direction by Josh Baker

The golden age of DC Comics : 1935-1956, Paul Levitz ; art direction by Josh Baker

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The golden age of DC Comics : 1935-1956
Title
The golden age of DC Comics
Title remainder
1935-1956
Statement of responsibility
Paul Levitz ; art direction by Josh Baker
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Language
eng
Summary
The Super Hero Is Born From the Man of Steel to Wonder Woman In June of 1938, Action Comics debuted with a new kind of comic-book character on its cover: a costumed man with two identities, who possessed extraordinary strength and powers--a man able to protect the public when ordinary measures would not do. He was not the first super hero, but the Man of Steel would become the prototype for all super heroes thereafter. Superman's story, and those of Batman, Wonder Woman, and hundreds of other DC Comics characters, are all told in The Golden Age of DC Comics. Expanded from the Eisner Award-winning XL book, 75 Years of DC Comics, this edition offers readers the ultimate insight on DC's first decades, from its pulp origins up to the comic-book burnings of the McCarthy '50s. More than 600 pages of covers and interiors, original illustrations, photographs, film stills, and ephemera bring the story lines, the characters, and their creators to vibrant life. Also included is an exclusive interview with legendary artist Joe Kubert. --
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Levitz, Paul
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Baker, Josh
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  • DC Comics, Inc.
  • DC Comics, Inc
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • United States
Label
The golden age of DC Comics : 1935-1956, Paul Levitz ; art direction by Josh Baker
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Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 2012
  • "Over 600 pages in color"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
660 pages
Isbn
9783836556569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1099859554
  • 1876173
Label
The golden age of DC Comics : 1935-1956, Paul Levitz ; art direction by Josh Baker
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published: 2012
  • "Over 600 pages in color"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
660 pages
Isbn
9783836556569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1099859554
  • 1876173

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