Comic Book History of Comics #2

Comic Book History of Comics #2

Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Ryan Dunlavey Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 14, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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The inspiring, infuriating, and utterly insane story of comics, graphic novels, and manga continues in four-color glory! This issue, the award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey thrill and educate us with stories of classic comic book action, adventure, fun, funnies... and the KIRBY STYLE!
•   Featuring variant covers with all-new historically inspired comic strips by Van Lente and Dunlavey!

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Dec 14, 2016

    It must be a real challenge to recap comic history without actually depicting the characters (no doubt there are legal issues making it difficult), but they get around it via clever visuals, so you're not missing a thing. It's lots of fun - and you just might learn something! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - Russ Dobler Dec 13, 2016

    Comic Book History of Comics #2 is another comprehensively documented chapter in the strange and sordid story of a beloved medium's birth. That's perhaps to the detriment of the narrative, however, as this in-between period is more about page rates and bottom lines, before we get to the sweet Hitler punching. Nevertheless, the commendably fair portrayal of all parties involved, warts and all, should keep amateur historians coming back, as we know things get more interesting in short order. Read Full Review

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