DC Comics: A Visual History

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$15.35
UPC:
9781465433848
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
DK; Updated edition (September 29, 2014)
Shipping Weight:
5.9 pounds
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
10.4 x 1.6 x 12.6 inches
Binding:
Hardcover
Pages:
376
ISBN-10:
1465433848
ISBN-13:
978-1465433848
Author:
Alex Irvine,Matthew Manning,Daniel Wallace,Alan Cowsill

Product Overview

Updated and expanded edition, with 16 new pages to cover 2010-2014. Featuring a new slipcase design along with two NEW prints packed inside.Trace DC's fascinating story: the company's beginnings as National Allied Publications in the 1934, and its subsequent change to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1937. The book details all the major DC publishing landmarks and more, displayed clearly, month by month.Highlighting the debuts of iconic super heroes like Superman and Batman, the geniuses that invented them, and the real-life events, like the Vietnam War, the atom bomb, and the Space Race, that shaped the atmosphere of the times,DC Comics: A Visual Historyfollows the characters' foray into the real world through TV series and blockbuster movies.Foreword by Paul Levitz, former president of DC Comics (2002 - 2009.)

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