Comic Books and Other Necessities of Life

Front Cover
TwoMorrows, Aug 7, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 200 pages
0 Reviews
Collecting a selection of "Point of View" columns (including several that have never before been published) by comic book writer, essayist, and historian Mark Evanier. Topics covered range from the state of the art form and its leading practitioners - including Jack Kirby and Carl Barks - to convention-going and Mark's old comic book club. His acclaimed columns are surrounded by a new cover and interior illustrations by the award-winning MAD cartoonist (and Mark's collaborator of 20 years on Groo The Wanderer) Sergio Aragones.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

About the author (2002)

Mark Evanier met Jack Kirby in 1969, worked as his assistant, and later became his official biographer. A writer and historian, Evanier has written more than 500 comics for Gold Key, DC Comics, and Marvel Comics, several hundred hours of television (including "Garfield") and is the author of several books including Mad Art (2002). He has three Emmy Award nominations, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award for animation from the Writers Guild of America.

Mark Dunn is a lifelong word lover and the author of "Ella Minnow Pea" (nominee for Book Sense Adult Fiction Book of the Year, and winner of the Borders Original Voices Awards for fiction), "Welcome to Higby" (short listed by "Publishers Weekly" as one of the best novels of the year), and "Ibid: A Life," He makes his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Sergio Aragones is a legendary contributor to "Mad" Magazine, where his work has appeared in every issue since 1963. His cartooning talents can also be seen in his bestselling comics, including "Groo the Wanderer," "Louder than Words," and "Boogeyman." He lives and works in Ojai, California.

Bibliographic information