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75 Years Of DC Comics. The Art of Modern Mythmaking by Paul Levitz

75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

It's still a large book, thankfully, and it's one of my favourite books I own physically. I was hoping for a bit of behind the scenes dirt, but instead got a thorough look into the history of the comics company responsible for Superman, Batman, et al. Help ComicsCodes to help you and the others. Unless you are Shaquille O'Neil sp? The chapters on the golden and silver ages were of special interest to me, because I'm delving more into those periods and reading some of the comics of that time. From the early days of National and All-American Comics up until the pre-52, Blackest Night, and Geoff John days, Levitz covers it all. .

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75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking, New Book on the History of DC Comics

75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

It's tall, it's wide, it's thick, it's filled with information and art--when I can imagine all the alternatives to this, most of them are disappointing. It's a history book, although it's history is clearly and proudly shaped by the writer, who was a participant in that history. The book is huge in dimensions and weight, but by givi This book is just fantastic! I was hoping for a bit of behind the scenes dirt, but instead got a thorough look into the history of the comics company responsible for Superman, Batman, et al. So if the original cover or interior art has been dog-eared, chipped, smudged, or creased, it shows up. A massive in every aspect treasure trove of curios, trivia, faithfull reproductions and assorted information on 75 years of one of the most important comics publishing house from the pen of one of it's presidents this book leads the way on how a historical retrospective should be addressed.

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75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking

75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

It's a history book, although it's history is clearly and proudly shaped by the writer, who was a participant in that history. The fine production of the artwork that fills the book is worth the hefty price tag alone, but Levitz's prose goes a long way explaining the milestones along the way. There's a decent subject index, a biographical index, and a bibliography in back. Th Working my way thru this book all summer, finally finished this past week. From the early days of National and All-American Comics up until the pre-52, Blackest Night, and Geoff John days, Levitz covers it all.

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75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking, New Book on the History of DC Comics

75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

Levitz does a remarkable job in bringing this all together, keeping it interesting, readable and getting to the heart of the industry and of the comic books themselves. Once I had a look at it, it was ha I checked this out from my local library. It's still a large book, thankfully, and it's one of my favourite books I own physically. It deservedly won the 2011 Eisner Comic Industry Award for Best Comics-Related Book of the Year. A social history that was reflected in the way comics were produced and told their stories.

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75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking, New Book on the History of DC Comics

75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

Any superhero comic book fan will know about the previous three huge books celebrating the , the and the. To break up the towering 720 pages, hundreds of images are inserted and captioned. To break up the towering 720 pages, hundreds of images are inserted and captioned. There's a good reason the book comes with a carrying case. Once I had a look at it, it was hard for me to resist purchasing it.

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Reading : 75 Years Of Dc Comics The Art Of Modern Mythmaking 2017 Pop Culture

75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

And I like it that way: fidelity to the original, time-worn artifact. The chapters on the golden and silver ages were of special interest to me, because I'm delving more into those periods and reading some of the comics of that time. They did a great, great job. It comes with a box which functions like a briefcase. I checked this out from my local library. If any donor have any doubt, leave a comment on any Post or e-mail me at X.

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75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

A social history that was reflected in the way comics were produced and told their stories. The bulk of the book, however, consists of reproductions of comic book covers, interior panel sequences, and original art, with plenty of full-page spreads. There's a decent subject index, a biographical index, and a bibliography in back. Levitz does a remarkable job in bringing this all together, keeping it interesting, readable and getting to the heart of the industry and of the comic books themselves. It's the Godzilla of books about comic books! Unless you are Shaquille O'Neil sp? Although the focus is D. Working my way thru this book all summer, finally finished this past week.

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book review 75 Years of DC Comics. The Art of Modern Mythmaking

75 years of dc comics the art of modern mythmaking 2017 pop culture

The images have not, as far as I can tell, been touched up. The biggest draw, besides the top-notch writing, is of course the excellent art. Unless you are Shaquille O'Neil sp? But it does have substantive chapters on the different eras of comic books and pre-comic book media. They did a great, great job. Once I had a look at it, it was hard for me to resist purchasing it. To break up the towering 720 pages, hundreds of images are inserted and captioned. They did a great, great job.

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