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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s HC (2012 TwoMorrows) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s HC (2012 TwoMorrows) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The 1960s: 1960-1964!"

    The American Comic Book Chronicles is an ambitious new series of full-color hardcovers, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! John Wells covers all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics in the JFK and Beatles era, including: DC Comics' rebirth of Green Lantern and Hawkman and the launch of Justice League of America. Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's transformation of superhero comics with Marvel's Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Hulk, and other iconic characters!

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 224 pages, full color.

    Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s HC (2012 TwoMorrows) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The 1960s: 1965-1969!"

    The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series of full-color hardcovers, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! John Wells covers the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of comics during the stormy cultural upheaval of 1965-1969!

    You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, creators, and trends, including: The transformation of Marvel Comics into a pop phenomenon! Wally Wood's Tower Comics storms on the scene with the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents while Charlton's Action Heroes strike a blow of their own! Batmania sweeps the nation as the smash Adam West TV show pushes superhero comic sales into orbit! Roy Thomas, Neal Adams, and Denny O'Neil lead a wave of fresh young voices in the comic book industry! Taken together, American Comic Book Chronicles forms a cohesive, linear overview of the entire landscape of comics history, sure to be an invaluable resource for every comic book enthusiast!

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, full color.

    Cover price $41.95.