The Comic Book Story Of Baseball: The Heroes, Hustlers, And History-making Swings (and Misses) Of America's National Pastime by Alex IrvineThe Comic Book Story Of Baseball: The Heroes, Hustlers, And History-making Swings (and Misses) Of America's National Pastime by Alex Irvine

The Comic Book Story Of Baseball: The Heroes, Hustlers, And History-making Swings (and Misses) Of…

byAlex IrvineIllustratorTomm Coker, C.p. Smith

Paperback | May 8, 2018

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A graphic novel-style history of baseball--providing an illustrated chronological look at the major games, players, and rule changes that shaped the sport--presented in fun, easily understood chunks perfect for casual and diehard fans alike.

Sequential art steps up to the plate and covers all the bases with this illustrated origin of America's national pastime. Writer Alex Irvine and illustrators Tomm Coker (Black Monday Murders) and C.P. Smith team up to present a complete look at the beginnings (both real and legendary), developments, triumphs, and tragedies of baseball. The Comic Book Story of Baseball spotlights the players, teams, games, and moments that have kept the game so popular for so long. Not only does the book define key terms and explain how the game is played, it also breaks down the cultural impact and significance of the sport in America and overseas (including Japan, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic). From the early days of America to the flying W outside Wrigley Field in 2016, the book features members of Baseball's Hall of Fame and modern day stand-outs, including Cy Young, Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, the 1930s New York Yankees, the 2004 Boston Red Sox, the 2016 Chicago Cubs, and more.
ALEX IRVINE is the writer of the games Avengers Alliance, Marvel War of Heroes, and Marvel Puzzle Quest, which together have seen more than 50 million players. He has also written comics (Daredevil Noir, Iron Man: Rapture) and novels (The Ultimates: Against All Enemies, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Iron Man 2) for Marvel. He wrote the n...
Title:The Comic Book Story Of Baseball: The Heroes, Hustlers, And History-making Swings (and Misses) Of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:May 8, 2018Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/HarmonyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0399578943

ISBN - 13:9780399578946

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