Heroes of the comics
|Format:||Print Book 2014|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Featuring approximately 75 full-color portraits of the pioneering legends of American comic books, including publishers, editors and artists from the industryâe(tm)s birth in the âe(tm)30s, through the brilliant artists and writers of behind EC Comics in the âe(tm)50s. All lovingly rendered and chosen by Drew Friedman, a cartooning legend in his own right. Featuring subjects popular and obscure, men and women, as well as several pioneering African-American artists. Each subject features a short essay by Friedman, who grew up knowing many of the subjects included (as the son of writer Bruce Jay Friedman), including Stan Lee, Harvey Kurtzman, Will Eisner, Mort Drucker, Al Jaffee, Jack Davis, Will Elder, and Bill Gaines. More names you might recognize: Barks, Crumb, Wood, Wolverton, Frazetta, Siegel & Shuster, Kirby, Cole, Ditko, Werthemâe¦ itâe(tm)s a Hall of Fame of comic book history from the man BoingBoing.com call âeoeAmericaâe(tm)s greatest living portrait artist!âe
ContentsForeword by Al Jaffee
Introduction by Drew Friedman
Malcolm Wheeler Nicholson
Harry "A" Chesler
Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
William Moulton Marston
William M. Gaines
-- United States
-- Caricatures and cartoons.
Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
|Publisher|| Seattle, Washington :2014
|Other Titles|| Drew Friedman's heroes of the comics :
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Includes bibliographical references.