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Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - David Macpherson - Goodreads

Well researched, engaging writing on some of the nettlesome anecdotes that have sprung up around comic book history. I read the blog this originated from and though I like this, I wish he kept the ... Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Tiamatty - Goodreads

A fun, interesting look into comic book history and some legends that have sprung up around them. There's a lot of neat stories and factoids in it, for Marvel, DC and others. It's a fun read for anyone interested in comic books. Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Bob Garrett - Goodreads

This book is like a box of chocolates. That's partly because you never know what you'll get, and partly because its factoids come as small, tasty and easily digestible morsels. These “morsels ... Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

It's got some stuff I've not seen before (especially in later chapters not devoted to the big two) but it also seems to shy away from real controversies within the comics industry. Things like Jack ... Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Earl - Goodreads

I like the trivia featured in this book by Cronin, but he approached a lot of these more synthetically (ie into a long article that links one from another) Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Steven Matview - Goodreads

I really like Cronin's Comic Book Urban Legends column over at Comic book Resources. This book is a decent read, but it's more of a history of the two big two comic companies with a few fun anecdotes thrown in for good measure. Not essential reading but fun enough. Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Timothy - Goodreads

Surface appears like a coffee table book, inside reads like a history behind creation of comic books Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - John Lamberth - Goodreads

This one is better than his other book, Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?: And Other Amazing Comic Book Trivia!. It got more in depth with the information presented. Still reads like a bunch of ... Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Rich Meyer - Goodreads

This was a pretty good collection of interesting facts about Comics and the politics behind the four colors. I'm a regular reader of the author's nonlinear column, so a lot of it wasn't t news to me ... Read full review

Review: Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

User Review  - Trey - Goodreads

Fun read for a beach or plane. It's not a literary achievement, but it reveals quite a few interesting factoids and urban legends about comics. Read full review


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