Founders of Comic Fandom: Profiles of 90 Publishers, Dealers, Collectors, Writers, Artists and Other Luminaries of the 1950s and 1960s

Founders of Comic Fandom: Profiles of 90 Publishers, Dealers, Collectors, Writers, Artists and Other Luminaries of the 1950s and 1960s Bill Schelly
  • Title: Founders of Comic Fandom: Profiles of 90 Publishers, Dealers, Collectors, Writers, Artists and Other Luminaries of the 1950s and 1960s
  • Author: Bill Schelly
  • ISBN: 9780786443475
  • Page: 252
  • Format: Paperback
  • Founders of Comic Fandom: Profiles of 90 Publishers, Dealers, Collectors, Writers, Artists and Other Luminaries of the 1950s and 1960s Bill Schelly Founders of Comic Fandom Profiles of Publishers Dealers Collectors Writers Artists and Other Luminaries of the s and s In the s and s a grassroots movement arose to celebrate comic books and strips which were becoming increasingly important to American popular culture This broad group of ardent readers and col
    In the 1950s and 60s, a grassroots movement arose to celebrate comic books and strips, which were becoming increasingly important to American popular culture This broad group of ardent readers and collectors had little formal structure until the 1950s As the art and literary form grew in popularity, a dedicated core began building an organized network Profiled here areIn the 1950s and 60s, a grassroots movement arose to celebrate comic books and strips, which were becoming increasingly important to American popular culture This broad group of ardent readers and collectors had little formal structure until the 1950s As the art and literary form grew in popularity, a dedicated core began building an organized network Profiled here are 90 people at the heart of the movement indexers, dealers, fanzine publishers, convention organizers, writers, artists, active collectors and industry professionals.
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    About Bill Schelly


    1. BILL SCHELLY is the Eisner Award winning author of HARVEY KURTZMAN, THE MAN WHO CREATED MAD AND REVOLUTIONIZED HUMOR IN AMERICA, voted Best Comics Related Book of 2015 He began researching the history of comic fandom in 1991, resulting in the book The Golden Age of Comic Fandom 1995 , then became associate editor of Alter Ego magazine, a post he holds to the present day Schelly has written several biographies of film and comics artists, including movie comedian Harry Langdon and comic book scribe Otto Binder, co creator of Supergirl and the Legion of Super Heroes In 2008, he authored Man of Rock, a biography of celebrated comics writer artist Joe Kubert Schelly s American Comic Book Chronicles The 1950 S 2013 was nominated for a Harvey Award He has received acclaim as the premier historian of comic fandom, and perhaps the top biographer of comic book creators.


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