A fully illustrated compendium of the greatest comics,
graphic novels, artists, writers and characters of the comic
book universe. Whether you're a comic book newbie or a die-hard
fan, this is the one and only book you'll ever need for a
complete overview of this exciting world...
is the book for anyone serious about comics. The Comic
Book Encyclopedia is packed full of interesting information.
Its 378 pages are crammed to bursting with fantastic illustrations
and reprints of comic covers.
a single page is wasted - there is even a fun time line that
runs along the inside covers this starts with the launch of
Comic Monthly in 1922 and concludes with the news that
DC released a Focus line in 2004, featuring titles that take
place outside the regular DC universe.
encyclopaedia will also be of interest to those new to comic
books, or who like to dip in and out occasionally. There are
brief synopses of the majority of comic book characters. So,
if you are reading Batman and Harley Quinn is mentioned
you can discover who she is, when she was created and loads
of other background information that really shouldn't be rattling
around in your head.
maybe you are unsure of what the often used phrase "The
Golden Age" means when referring to the comic book industry.
Again, this volume has the answer.
everything is in alphabetical order, there is also a handy
index section to help you track down that all important information.
Goulart has obviously put a lot of time and effort into the
creation of this book and it shows. Some might argue that
£30 is a little expensive to splash out on a book. Take
my word for it, this could be the best £30 you spend.