The Comic-book Book

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Krause Publications, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 368 pages
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Comic book collectors relive the Golden Days, as they recall their favorite childhood comic heroes in this sequel to All in Color for a Dime. This reprint from the 1973 Arlington House original sports a new introduction from Lupoff and Comics Buyer's Guide editor Maggie Thompson. The Comic-Book Book is an entertaining and evocative excursion into memory land and an important contribution to the study of pop culture.

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Like Thompson and Lupoff's 1970 volume All in Color for a Dime, this 1973 follow-up offers a nostalgic look at the comic book in America. With many of the vintage characters still in action today, this illustrated history should be popular. Read full review

About the author (1998)

Don Thompson is an economist and Emeritus Nabisco Brands Professor of Marketing and Strategy at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. He is the author of "The Supermodel and the Brillo Box". He has taught at Harvard Business School and the London School of Economics, and is the author of 11 books. He writes on the economics of the art market for publications as diverse as "The Times "(London), "Harper's Magazine, "and "The Art Economist". He lives in Toronto, Canada.

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