Comic Book Encyclopedia The Ultimate Guide to Characters, Graphic Novels, Writers, and Artists in the Comic Book Universe
A 4-colour, illustrated best-of-the-best of the comic book world - with writers/creators who launched an industry (Jack Kirby, Stan Lee), amazing graphic novels ( Preacher, The Watcher ), legendary artists (Jim Lee) and characters as wide-ranging as More...
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
A 4-colour, illustrated best-of-the-best of the comic book world - with writers/creators who launched an industry (Jack Kirby, Stan Lee), amazing graphic novels ( Preacher, The Watcher ), legendary artists (Jim Lee) and characters as wide-ranging as Archie, The Gay Ghost, Batman, Blue Devil and the Fantastic Four. Never before has there been a single volume of superheroes, graphic novels, strange comic icons, legendary writers and artists of the comic world. Comic Book Encyclopedia is the multiverse of comic legend and lore for every comic-book fan, and for everyone who wants to understand the characters, history, and universal appeal of this world. Collected into a single volume, this is the best-of-the-best of comics. From the 1930s to today, it includes everything a young, budding comic reader - or an experienced pro - needs to know and/or read.
Ron Goulart was born on January 13, 1933 in Berkeley , CA. Goulart has been a professional writer for over forty years and has published over 180 books. He is best-known for his mystery and science fiction books and is also considered the leading authority on comic books and strips. Goulart has been nominated twice for the Edgar Award and was the only writer to win a Mystery Writers of America Award for a science fiction novel (After Things Fall Apart, 1970). He also writes under the pseudonyms: Kenneth Robeson, Frank S. Shawn, Joseph Silva, and Con Steffanson.