If you like comics or history this book is worth your time to read.
Jones glosses over much of the Silver Age and instead concentrates on how the first generation of comic book players faired in the post Comics Code world.
There are lots of names in this medium's past, and lots of strange entanglements, as well.
An excellent, excellent history of the men and the milleu of the Golden Age of Comics...Siegel, Shuster, Kane, Kirby, and more. Read it and you'll absorb the past.Published 9 days ago by Lou Mougin
I read this a few months before I read The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and I think I benefited from it. Read morePublished 13 months ago by D. J. Foster
Men of Tomorrow is one of those rare books that earns the cliché statement: I couldn't put it down. I picked this up on a whim, and I immediately found myself engrossed. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Brandon J. Smith
This is a hell of book.
Near the end of Jones’s wonderful account of the origin and history of comic books, Bob Kane, the “creator” of Batman, says, “Let me tell you some... Read more
Men of Tomorrow is a fun read for any fan of comic books who is interested in the beginnings of the industry and the creation of Superman. Read morePublished 22 months ago by goldenrulecomics
To be sure this book is well researched. It goes deeply into the immigrants (mostly Jewish) who would found the comic book industry (some patience is need for the first fifth of... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
A great insight to the comic book's history. I would recommend this book to anyone as it is not purely for comic book readers but also for people that would enjoy a dramatic... Read morePublished 23 months ago by mptiger4
I've been a fan of comics for 5 decades now but knew very little of how the whole business got it's start, other than a few anecdotes here and there by surviving creators. Read morePublished on July 8, 2012 by S. Rogers
with no interest in comic book heroes, i wouldn't have thought this book to have been of any interest to me but it's turned out to be very much the opposite: at heart, it's a work... Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by gail