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Amazing Mysteries Vol.1 - The Bill Everett Archives (Hardcover): Blake Bell

Amazing Mysteries Vol.1 - The Bill Everett Archives (Hardcover)

Blake Bell

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The 1939 creation of the Sub-Mariner for the first issue of Marvel Comics assures Bill Everett a place in history. Co-creating Daredevil, the Man Without Fear, for Marvel Comics in 1964 gave Everett a link to one of the most popular superheroes of the past 50 years. And producing over 400 additional pages of superhero-related work in the very early days of the Golden Age of Comics (1938-42) makes Bill Everett a legend. This book collects over 200 pages of this never-before-reprinted work from titles such as Amazing Mystery Funnies (1938), Amazing-Man Comics (1939), Target Comics (1940), Heroic Comics (1940), and Blue Bolt Comics (1940). These titles feature an endless array of great vintage Everett characters such as Amazing-Man, Hydroman, Skyrocket Steele, Sub-Zero, The Chameleon, and many more, all produced by Everett s shop Funnies, Inc. for such clients as Centaur, Novelty Press, and Eastern Color, and all displaying Everett s brilliant cartooning and energetic storytelling. Edited and compiled by best-selling author and comic-book historian Blake Bell (Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko), Amazing Mysteries: The Bill Everett Archives is a stunning companion to Bell s 2010 critically acclaimed Everett biography and art book, Fire and Water: Bill Everett, The Sub-Mariner and the Birth of Marvel Comics. This volume follows the format of Bell s Steve Ditko Archives series; never-before-reprinted, beautifully restored, full-color stories from one of comic books greatest visionaries and most accomplished artists. Also includes an introduction by Bell that delves even deeper into Everett s life, fiery personality, and the history of the era. The resultant package enhances Everett s place in history as one of the first and best comic-book creators of all time."

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Imprint: Fantagraphics Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Blake Bell
Dimensions: 241 x 184 x 24mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 242
ISBN-13: 978-1-60699-488-7
Categories: Books > Fiction > Special features > Graphic novels
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LSN: 1-60699-488-3
Barcode: 9781606994887

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