1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die HC (2011 Random House) comic books 1938 or later
1st printing. Edited by Paul Gravett. Foreword by Terry Gilliam. There have been other guides to comics and comics characters, but this book is the only one that is global in breadth, considerate of every genre, fully illustrated, and offers a critical assessments to winnow out only the very best works. This colorful and authoritative review includes every important artist in comic books, manga and graphic novels. Visually amazing, this critical history of the graphic narrative form - including comic books, manga and graphic novels - is a must have for any comic buff or collector. Hardcover, 6 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., 960 pages, full color. Cover price $36.95.