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2 edition of who"s who of American comic books. found in the catalog.

who"s who of American comic books.

Jerry G. Bails

who"s who of American comic books.

by Jerry G. Bails

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Published in [Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEditors: Jerry Bails and Hames Ware.
      ContributionsWare, Hames, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6725 .B3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5470960M
      LC Control Number73174050

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      The history and political ideologies of their times affected the stories and characters of comic books, in which superheroes fought for ideals like “truth, justice, and the American way” (Superman’s catchphrase). Truth, Justice, and the Birth of the Superhero Comic Book. Retrieved from APA citation style Albert Robertson A standard modern comic book is 10 and 1/8 inches by 6 and 5/8 inches ( cm x cm) and has pages of story plus advertisements. Source: the comics sitting in front of me

        The cremated remains of Stephen Hawking were interred in Westminster Abbey on Friday, J , between those of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin, two other giants of science. More than 3, Britons are buried or commemorated in the 1, year-old abbey, including 17 monarchs - Queen Elizabeth I among them - and some of the nation's greatest musicians, scientists and   Superman is a fictional character was created by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, and first appeared in Action Comics #1, a comic book published on Ap The character regularly appears in comic books published by DC Comics, and has been adapted to a number of radio serials, movies, and television ://


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