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American Comic Book Chronicles HC 1980s available February 2013

posted Nov 4, 2012, 12:40 PM by Vu Nguyen

AMERICAN COMIC BOOK CHRONICLES: THE 1980S (Feb 2013)
TwoMorrows
American Comic Book Chronicles HC 1980S
Item# nov121322
Retail price: $41.95

Availibility: Estimated to release in Feb-2013

American Comic Book Chronicles Hc 1980S is an Urban Collector pre-order. The American Comic Book Chronicles continues into the 1980s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics during the Reagan era. You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and major trends including: the rise and fall of Jim Shooter at Marvel Comics; the ascendancy of Frank Miller as a superstar; DC Comics' reboot with Crisis on Infinite Earths and its British Renaissance; the emergence of Direct Market-exclusive publishers; and many other events that shaped comic book history!

288-page FULL-COLOR Hardcover - by Keith Dallas

The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series of FULL-COLOR HARDCOVERS, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! Keith Dallas headlines this volume on the 1980s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics during the Reagan years! You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends, including: The rise and fall of Jim Shooter at Marvel Comics! The ascendancy of Frank Miller as a comic book superstar with works like Daredevil, Ronin and The Dark Knight! DC Comics’ reboot with Crisis on Infinite Earths and its Renaissance with a British invasion of talent like Alan Moore, Grant Morrison, and Neil Gaiman! The emergence of Direct Market-exclusive publishers like Eclipse Comics, Pacific Comics, First Comics, Comico, Dark Horse Comics and others! These are just a few of the events chronicled in this exhaustive, full-color hardcover.Taken together, American Comic Book Chronicles forms a cohesive, linear overview of the entire landscape of comics history, sure to be an invaluable resource for ANY comic book enthusiast! (Look for this in Diamond's NOVEMBER Previews catalog, as an early solicitation for FEBRUARY release.)

ISBN-13: 978-1-60549-046-5
ISBN: 1-60549-046-6

Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: NOV121322

from www.urban-collector.com and twomorrows.com, thanks to Ilke
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