3 edition of Great Comic Book Heroes found in the catalog.
Great Comic Book Heroes
by Tandem Library
Written in English
Excerpt: 'The Great Comic Book Heroes' July 3, • Jules Feiffer offers a critical history of comic books. He labels comics "junk" — only to vigorously defend our need for them. by Jules Feiffer Fantagraphics is proud to publish Jules Feiffer's long out-of-print and seminal essay of comics criticism, The Great Comic Book Heroes, in a compact and affordable , Feiffer wrote what is arguably the first critical history of the comic book super-heroes of the late '30s and early '40s, including Plastic Man, Batman, Superman, The Spirit, and others/5(9).
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The Great Comic Book Heroes is widely acknowledged to be the first book to analyze the juvenile medium of superhero comics in a critical manner, but without denying the Great Comic Book Heroes book hold such works have over readers of all ages. Out of print for over 30 years, Feiffer discusses the role that the patriotic superhero played during World War II in shaping the public spirit of civilians and soldiers, as Cited by: The Great Comic Book Heroes: The Origins and Early Adventures of the Classic Super-Heroes of the Comic Books Hardcover – January 1, by/5(12).
The Great Comic Book Heroes, the Origins and Early Adventures of the Classic Super-Heoes of the Comic Books, in Glorious Color Hardcover – January 1, /5(12). The Great Comic Book Heroes is widely acknowledged to be the first book to analyze the juvenile medium of superhero comics in a critical manner, but without denying the iconic hold such works have over readers of all ages.
The Great Comic Book Heroes/5. As Will Eisner, the famous creator of many comic book heroes says in the foreword to this book, ï¿½Perhaps the most significant contribution of heroes into the popular literature of the 20th century was made by the form of graphic narrative known as comics.ï¿½ Serious comic book collectors, general fans, and every reader who is interested in pop cultureï¿½s history will want to add this book to their /5(10).
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The Great Comic Book Heroes (Table of Contents: 12) foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information) Letters typeset Indexer Notes. An introductory page with just the book title on it, used to separate the introduction from the reprints. The Great Comic Book Heroes was a distillation of the dawn of the superhero comics in the early ’s.
It had an early Superman story by his creators, Siegel and Shuster ; Written by Jerry Siegel and drawn by Joe Shuster From Superman #3 ().Author: Piperson. Read The Great Comic Book Heroes Comic Online. Read The Great Comic Book Heroes comic online free and high quality. Fast loading speed, unique reading type: All pages - just need to scroll to read next page.
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We've gathered up a great collection of books, activities, apps, and websites for learning all about heroes and superheroes. Try pairing. Jules Feiffer's "The Great Comic Book Heroes" is a loving appreciation of the golden age of hero comics.
The book is slender and offers little text by Feiffer, but reprints (in color) early stories of the original superheroes. It's an enjoyable and nostalgic, if brief, ride, and worthwhile if the price is right/5(15). Excerpt: 'The Great Comic Book Heroes' Jules Feiffer offers a critical history of comic books.
He labels comics "junk" — only to vigorously defend our need for them. InBonanza Books released The Great Comic Book Heroes, a page book of reprinted s comic book stories “compiled, introduced and annotated by Jules Feiffer.” For many who purchased the book or studied a library copy, The Great Comic Book Heroes is fondly remembered for providing a first exposure to a battery of artists and cartoonists from Joe Shuster to Bob Kane to Will.
The Great Comic Book Heroes: The Origins and Early Adventures of the Classic Super-Heroes of the Comic Books (Hardcover) Published January 1st by The Dial Press, Inc. Hardcover, pagesCited by: The Justice League of America, one of the most famous superhero teams, as they appear in JLA, Secret Origins.
Art by Alex Ross. The following is a partial list of teams of superheroes from various comic books, television shows, and other sources. America's Best Comics. Milestone Media. 2 Marvel Comics. New Universe. Epic Comics. In the book, Feiffer writes about the unique the place of comics in the space between high and low art and the power which this space offers both the creator and Great Comic Book Heroes is widely acknowledged to be the first book to analyze the juvenile medium of superhero comics in a critical manner, but without denying the iconic 4/5(1).
Now while " Great Comic Book Action Heroes" is a very attractive book, it really needs to be updated and re-organized. Maybe this book should have been split into three sections.
The encyclopedic version, the micro articles that would put a lot of the encyclopedic version into context, and a cover and character gallery/5.Afrodisiac by Jim Rugg Like the best comic creators, Jim Rugg is an amazing blend of low brow pop culture and high brow conceptual art.
Though Jim Rugg tends to spend more time in the low brow end rather than the conceptual high brow : Piperson.