The Comics Come Alive: A Guide to Comic-Strip Characters in Live-Action Productions

Hardcover | July 1, 1991

byRoy Kinnard

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A comprehensive history of the various theatrical films and television shows adapted from the plethora of comic strips and comic books Americans have loved for most of the century_from Archie, Barbarella, Batman, and Blondie, to The Vigilante and Wonder Woman, and everyone in between, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The author provides extensive cast and credit information on every film and television adaptation of comic strips in which the characters have been portrayed by live performers. Hundreds of entries for some 90 characters are arranged in alphabetical order by comic strip title, with brief historical backgrounds, critiques, background information on the various movie and TV versions, and vintage photos.

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A comprehensive history of the various theatrical films and television shows adapted from the plethora of comic strips and comic books Americans have loved for most of the century_from Archie, Barbarella, Batman, and Blondie, to The Vigilante and Wonder Woman, and everyone in between, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The author ...

Roy Kinnard, a free-lance writer based in Chicago, has published articles in Films in Review, Classic Images, and Fangoria. He is the author of Fifty Years of Serial Thrills and Beasts and Behemoths: Prehistoric Creatures in the Movies, both published by Scarecrow.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:255 pages, 8.76 × 5.62 × 0.76 inPublished:July 1, 1991Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810824094

ISBN - 13:9780810824096

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