The Comic Book Makers

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Vanguard Productions, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 190 pages
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In his book, Joe Simon tells the compelling, definitive history of the creators who gave us Superman, Captain America, Archie, Captain Marvel, Spider-Man and more. Meet the crime comics editor who would himself be accused of a gruesome murder, the horror artist who was periodically released from a mental hospital in order to meet his publishing deadlines, the famous Senator Estes Kefauver, whose subcommittee investigated comic books as a cause of juvenile delinquency, and dozens of other fascinating personalities.

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Contents

Forewords The Butcher the Baker the Comic Book Maker
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Chapter s Working for the Newspapers
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A New Breed of Publisher
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Copyright

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Joe Simon (1913-) is one of the unqualified giants in AmericJoe Simon (1913-) is one of the unqualified giants in American comic book history. His most famous co-creation, Captain an comic book history. His most famous co-creation, Captain America, is currently in production as a major motion picturAmerica, is currently in production as a major motion picture from Marvel Studios. e from Marvel Studios.

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