American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1980s (American Comic Book Chronicles Hc #2) (Hardcover)

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By Keith Dallas, Frank Miller (Artist), John Byrne (Artist)
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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 Keith Dallas headlines this volume on the 1980s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics during the Reagan years You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: The rise and fall of Jim Shooter at Marvel Comics The ascendancy of Frank Miller as a comic book superstar with works like Daredevil, Ronin and The Dark Knight DC Comics' reboot with Crisis on Infinite Earths and its Renaissance with a British invasion of talent like Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and Neil Gaiman The emergence of Direct Market-exclusive publishers like Eclipse Comics, Pacific Comics, First Comics, Comico, Dark Horse Comics and others 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

Product Details
ISBN: 9781605490465
ISBN-10: 1605490466
Publisher: Two Morrows Publishing
Publication Date: May 28th, 2013
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: American Comic Book Chronicles Hc