American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1950s, Hardback Book

American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1950s Hardback


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The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series offull-color hardcovers where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade ofcomic book history from the 1940s to today!

Bill Schelly authors the volume onthe 1950s era of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, with a year-by-year accountof the most significant publications, notable creators, and impactful trends,including: the rise of the great EC "New Trend" titles (Tales of theCrypt, Weird Science), Harvey Kurtzman's Mad, and Carl Barks'classic work on Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge!

Plus, read about the publicationof Dr. Fredric Wertham's notorious anti-comics book, Seduction of theInnocent, and the Senate hearings on juvenile delinquency that led to thecreation of the Comics Code, changing the face of comics for decades tocome!