Dc Comics: A Visual History

Hardcover | October 18, 2010

byDaniel Wallace, Alan Cowsill, Alex Irvine

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For more than 70 years, DC Comics has been entertaining children and adults alike. Here, for the first time, is the chronological account of the adventures of both the characters and the company that created them.

The DC Chronicle Year by Year traces DC's fascinating story: the company's beginnings as National Allied Publications in the 1934, and its subsequent change to Detective Comics, Inc. in 1937. The book details all the major DC publishing landmarks and more, displayed clearly, month by month.

Highlighting the debuts of Superman and Batman, the geniuses that invented them, and the real-life events-like the Vietnam War, the atom bomb, the Space Race- that shaped the atmosphere of the times, DC Chronicle Year by Year follows the characters' foray into the real world through TV series and blockbuster movies.

Features original cover art by well-known DC artist Ryan Sook and a foreword by Paul Levitz, who was president of DC Comics from 2002 - 2009.

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For more than 70 years, DC Comics has been entertaining children and adults alike. Here, for the first time, is the chronological account of the adventures of both the characters and the company that created them. The DC Chronicle Year by Year traces DC's fascinating story: the company's beginnings as National Allied Publications in t...

Daniel Wallace was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended Emory University and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, studying English and philosophy. He is best known as the author of the 1998 novel, Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions. This novel became the basis for Tim Burton's film, Big Fish. Wallace currently is a profe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 12.65 × 10.37 × 1.5 inPublished:October 18, 2010Publisher:Dorling KindersleyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0756667429

ISBN - 13:9780756667429

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"This is truly a must-have for anyone who reads or collects the DC Universe." – New Orleans Advocate