Heroes of the comics

by Friedman, Drew, 1958-

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Oversize q NC1305.F75 2014
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Oversize
 
Call Number  q NC1305.F75 2014
 
 
Summary
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
Contents
Foreword by Al Jaffee
Introduction by Drew Friedman
Max Gaines
Malcolm Wheeler Nicholson
Harry "A" Chesler
Sheldon Mayer
Creig Flessel
Jerry Iger
Will Eisner
Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
Bob Kane
Bill Finger
Martin Goodman
Joe Simon
Jack Kirby
Stan Lee
Bill Everett
Carl Burgos
Jerry Robinson
George Roussos
John Goldwater
Bob Montana
Lev Gleason
Charles Biro
C.C. Beck
William Moulton Marston
Irwin Hasen
Mort Meskin
Syd Shores
Lou fine
Alex Schomburg
Carmine Infantino
Reed Crandall
Bob Powell
Mac Raboy
Dick Sprang
Wayne Boring
L.B. Cole
Dick Briefer
Basil Wolverton
Jack Cole
Dan Barry
Alfred Harvey
George Carlson
Walt Kelly
Carl Barks
John Stanley
Woody Gelman
Otto Messmer
Gil Kane
Gardner Fox
Boody Rogers
Matt Baker
Lily Renée
Al Hollingsworth
Al Jaffee
Dave Berg
Graham Ingels
Johnny Craig
Al Feldstein
William M. Gaines
Harvey Kurtzman
Will Elder
John Severin
Wally Wood
Joe Orlando
Jack Davis
George Evans
Marie Severin
Jack Kamen
Frank Frazetta
Jack Oleck
Ramona Fraden
Al Hartley
Jesse Marsh
Steve Ditko
Ogden Whitney
Joe Kubert
Howard Nostrand
Mort Drucker
Russ Heath
Alex Toth
Bernard Krigstein
Al Williamson
Fredric Wertham.

Additional Information
Subjects Cartoonists -- 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 :
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781606997314
1606997319
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