The Comic Book History of Animation #1

Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Ryan Dunlavey Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: December 9, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The team behind IDW'S Comic Book History of Comic Books returns with a brand-new series! From Aardman to Zoetrope, Disney to Miyasaki, Hanna-Barbera to Pixar, and everything in between! The perfect companion piece to CBHoC, the Comic Book History of Animation focuses on the filmmakers and beloved characters of the past century and a half, and is essential for fans of the medium and 'toon newbies alike.

  • 10 - Christian Hoffer Dec 9, 2020

    This is a must-read comic that will both entertain and educate and help fill your gaps in cartoon history. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jan 1, 1970

    Almost as soon as there were motion pictures, there was animation. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Dec 10, 2020

    "The Comic Book History of Animation" #1 spins a bleak narrative about the desperation of early animation pioneers. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comics Bookcase - Keigen Rea Dec 9, 2020

    This is a comic that's informative without being boring. It is only the first chapter of a series, but it still delivers a complete part of the narrative. If you've been waiting to dive into one of these collaborator's books, now is the time! Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Dec 5, 2020

    A fascinating journey of historical education which is as much about the format of Comics as it is about Animation. It is an inviting and easy read but fails to challenge some of the difficult subjects at the core of the narrative. Read Full Review

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