Icons of the American Comic Book

Icons of the American Comic Book

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This book explores how the heroes and villains of popular comic booksa€”and the creators of these icons of our culturea€”reflect the American experience out of which they sprang, and how they have achieved relevance by adapting to, and perhaps influencing, the evolving American character.The most notable feature of the Captain Marvel Jr. adventures is the elegant and realistically drawn arta€” work of Mac Raboy. While other artists working for Fawcett were required to emulate Becka#39;s clean style, Raboya#39;s artwork was more in the lush tradition of Alex Raymond, the creator of ... Presley reportedly styled his trademark haircut and later stage outfits after the teen comic book hero ( dialbforbloganbsp;...

Title:Icons of the American Comic Book
Author:Randy Duncan, Matthew J. Smith
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2013-01


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