Publisher description for Masters of the comic book universe revealed! / Arie Kaplan.


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This history of the comic-book industry chronicles the lives and careers of the artists and writers who created the most significant and memorable comic books and graphic novels. Stretching from Will Eisner, who started his work in the industry in 1936, to Marjane Satrapi, whose latest graphic novel was published last year, 11 comic book masters are discussed, including Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, Stan Lee, Dwayne McDuffie, Kyle Baker, and Ho Che Anderson. Amazing stories of how each artist and writer fell in love with the genre and built up their careers are coupled with never-before-disclosed anecdotes that will surprise even the most knowledgeable fans.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.