Big Book of Thugs TPB (1996) comic books
1st printing. Written by Joel Rose. Art by over 57 of the world's best comics artists. From the gangs of ancient India to the modern mafia, THE BIG BOOK OF THUGS offers a historical and insightful overview of the most notorious gangs and mobs since the beginning of time. Analyzing the infamous group dynamic, this engrossing book delves into the immoral actions and tainted motivations of these organized packs. But neither romanticizing nor condemning their actions, this black and white comic text is an accurate portrait of the toughest mobs ever to walk the mean streets and rule the back alleys. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in. 192 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.