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Wells, John: American Comic Book Chronicles. The 1960s: 1965-69. Raleigh: TwoMorrows, 2012. (288 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-60549-055-7
BibTeX citation key: Wells2012a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Bildband, Historischer Überblick, USA
Creators: Wells
Publisher: TwoMorrows (Raleigh)
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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! John Wells headlines this second volume on the 1960s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics during the stormy cultural upheaval of 1965-1969! You’ll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: The transformation of Marvel Comics into a pop phenomenon! Wally Wood’s Tower Comics storms on the scene with the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents while Charlton’s Action Heroes strike a blow of their own! Batmania sweeps the nation as the smash Adam West TV show pushes superhero comic sales into orbit! Roy Thomas, Neal Adams, and Denny O’Neil lead a wave of fresh young voices in the comic book industry! Gold Key unlocks a new format with its digest line! The Archies and Josie & the Pussycats sing their way to the top! 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!
  
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