Excellent compendium of the history of the newspaper staple, the comics page.
Not only did I get another great volume and a BIG one at that, but I get something that will lead me into my next quest and educate me along the way.
I was born way too late to see most of these strips in the newspapers (born in the Doonesbury era) but I adore the great old comics.
The book shipped very quickly (especially for it being the Christmas season!). I bought this book for my father, the ultimate comics nerd. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Bethany Williams
A superb anthology of American comics through about ninety years with voluminous reproductions and extensive narrative.. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robert M. Nied
I bought this for gifts for 2 comics fans. It's a huge book, filled with great history of a multitude of comics. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Pam
One of the most thorough comic strip histories I have come across. Well written and illustrated. Good reproductions. Read morePublished 14 months ago by James Weaver
This book is huge! My son is a big comic fan and he will sit and look at this for hours. It really explains a lot of history and also has tons of "samples of comics" This... Read morePublished 23 months ago by LPS
This book is well done with lots of great pictures and lots of information. Only complaint is that it is heavy -- lots of great stuff.Published on June 24, 2012 by GKeane
Buy it. And be prepared to spend hours, days, weeks, poring through this magnificent history and color, stories and characters, recollections and memories. Read morePublished on October 21, 2011 by MassBookworm
I just finished the 6 vol. set of Terry And the Pirates and was wondering where I'd go next. Looks like I made a good choice. Read morePublished on September 23, 2011 by Gregory K. Myers
My goodness! I was hooked as soon as I saw the cover. I've been reading "the funnies" since the moment I could read on my own (nearly 60 years) and this book and its contents... Read morePublished on August 10, 2011 by J. Metcalf