(1997)

DC, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages:
196
On-sale date:
1997-11
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
DC Comics
Brand:
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN:
1-56389-358-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
761941210957 00111
Editing:
Andrew Helfer (group editor); Jim Higgins (assistant editor)
Color:
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
8 1/2 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Matte interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Bob Lappan and Agnes Pinaha.

One of the seventeen Paradox Press series of Big Books:
1994 - The Big Book of Urban Legends
1995 - The Big Book of Death; The Big Book of Weirdos; The Big Book of Conspiracies;
1996 - The Big Book of Freaks; The Big Book of Little Criminals; The Big Book of Hoaxes; The Big Book of Thugs
1997 - The Big Book of Losers; The Big Book of The Unexplained; The Big Book of Martyrs; The Big Book of Scandal
1998 - The Big Book of Bad; The Big Book of the Weird Wild West
1999 - The Big Book of Vice; The Big Book of Grimm
2000 - The Big Book of the '70s


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John Cebollero; Marc Witz (photograph)
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John Cebollero; Marc Witz (photograph)
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Marc Witz (photograph)
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The Big Book of Scandal (Table of Contents)

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Stephen DeStefano
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

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Introduction (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Stephen DeStefano
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Stephen DeStefano
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Introductory strip.

Tawdry Tinseltown (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Introduction to Chapter One: Tawdry Tinseltown.

"Fatty" Arbuckle: No Tears for the Fat man (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
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Hilary Barta
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Hilary Barta
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The Great Lover (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Craig Hamilton
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Craig Hamilton
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Death of a Mystery Man (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Alan Weiss
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Alan Weiss
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All-American Junkie (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Paul Gulacy
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Paul Gulacy
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Charlie Chaplin (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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David Lloyd
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David Lloyd
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The Ice Cream Blonde (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Mike Perkins
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Mike Perkins
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Mary Astor's Little Blue Book (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Marie Severin
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Marie Severin
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In Like Flynn (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Brian Buniak
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Brian Buniak
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The Sweater Girl and the Gangster (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Arnold Pander
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Arnold Pander
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The Loves of Ingrid Bergman (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Colleen Doran
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Colleen Doran
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E! (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Steve Pugh
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Steve Pugh
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Elvis Presley
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The Scandal That Sank a Studio (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Rick Geary
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Rick Geary
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Murder, Mayhem and the Cotton Club (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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D'Israeli D'Emon Draughtsman
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D'Israeli D'Emon Draughtsman
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Don Simpson: Fast Track (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Gregory Benton
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Gregory Benton
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Heidi Fleiss, Hollywood Madam (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Anthony Castrillo
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Anthony Castrillo
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Woody and Mia (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Ty Templeton
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Ty Templeton
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Hollywood Bad Boys (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
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Alex Waid
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Alex Waid
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Society Sleaze (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Introduction to Chapter Two: Society Sleaze.

Murder of the Century (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
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Eric Shanower
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The Princess and the Ice Queen (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Jean-Claude Padilla
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Jean-Claude Padill
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Death and the Diet Doctor (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Randy DuBurke
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Randy DuBurke
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Jimmy Swaggart in Hell (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Robert Snyder
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Robert Snyder
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The Ballad of Jim & Tammy (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Rick Parker
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Rick Parker
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Sex, Drugs, and Rox (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Anthony Modana
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Anthony Modana
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Cyril Burt: The Intelligence Man (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
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Joe Orlando
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The King and Mrs. Simpson (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Bryan Talbot
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Bryan Talbot
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Charles and Diana (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Hunt Emerson
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Hunt Emerson
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O. J.'s Final Run (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
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John Cebollero
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John Cebollero
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Cirque du O. J. (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
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Graham Manley
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Graham Manley
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Wacko Jacko (Table of Contents)

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Script:
Jonathan Vankin
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Danny Hellman
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Danny Hellman
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Politics as Usual (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Three: Politics as Usual.

The Ways and Means of Lust (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Cully Hamner
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Cully Hamner
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The Profumo Affair (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Charles Adlard
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Charles Adlard
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X-Rated Congress (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Andrew Wendel
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Andrew Wendel
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Rocky (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Don Cameron
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Don Cameron
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From Camelot to Chappauiddick (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Dan Lawlis
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Dan Lawlis
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He Said, She Said (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Sergio Aragones
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Sergio Aragones
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Pants-Free Presidents (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Ward Sutton
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Ward Sutton
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Watergate (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco
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The Iran-Contra Scandal (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Tayyar Ozkan
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Tayyar Ozkan
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The Wrong Arm of the Law (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Galen Showman
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Galen Showman
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The Great S & L Robbery (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Shepherd Hendrix
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Shepherd Hendrix
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The Wilson-Terpil Affair (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
Joe Staton
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Joe Staton
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The Friends of Eddie Koch (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Steve Mannion
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Steve Mannion
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Dirty Business (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Introduction to Chapter Four: Dirty Business.

The Fugitive (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Bob Hall
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Bob Hall
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Collision Course (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Dick Giordano
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Dick Giordano
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The Pirates of Finance (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Robin Smith
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Robin Smith
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Farewell to Cap'n Bob (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Steven Lieber
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Steven Lieber
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The Lockheed Scandal (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Walter Simonson
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Walter Simonson
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When Bankers Go Bad (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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S. M. Taggart
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S. M. Taggart
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Thalidomide Nightmare (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Lennie Mace
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Lennie Mace
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Whose Virus Is It, Anyway? (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
Pencils:
James Pascoe
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James Pascoe
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Death at Love Canal (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Bob Fingerman
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Bob Fingerman
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Exploding Pintos (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Glenn Barr
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Glenn Barr
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Cybert Porn Scare (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Alwyn Talbot
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Alwyn Talbot
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Afterword (Table of Contents)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Stephen DeStefano
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Stephen DeStefano
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Biographies (Table of Contents)

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Short biographies on the writer and artists featured in the book.

Bibliography (Table of Contents)

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List of sources.

Copyright Information (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of Scandal
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. Tawdry Tinseltown
  6. 5. "Fatty" Arbuckle: No Tears for the Fat man
  7. 6. The Great Lover
  8. 7. Death of a Mystery Man
  9. 8. All-American Junkie
  10. 9. Charlie Chaplin
  11. 10. The Ice Cream Blonde
  12. 11. Mary Astor's Little Blue Book
  13. 12. In Like Flynn
  14. 13. The Sweater Girl and the Gangster
  15. 14. The Loves of Ingrid Bergman
  16. 15. E!
  17. 16. The Scandal That Sank a Studio
  18. 17. Murder, Mayhem and the Cotton Club
  19. 18. Don Simpson: Fast Track
  20. 19. Heidi Fleiss, Hollywood Madam
  21. 20. Woody and Mia
  22. 21. Hollywood Bad Boys
  23. 22. Society Sleaze
  24. 23. Murder of the Century
  25. 24. The Princess and the Ice Queen
  26. 25. Death and the Diet Doctor
  27. 26. Jimmy Swaggart in Hell
  28. 27. The Ballad of Jim & Tammy
  29. 28. Sex, Drugs, and Rox
  30. 29. Cyril Burt: The Intelligence Man
  31. 30. The King and Mrs. Simpson
  32. 31. Charles and Diana
  33. 32. O. J.'s Final Run
  34. 33. Cirque du O. J.
  35. 34. Wacko Jacko
  36. 35. Politics as Usual
  37. 36. The Ways and Means of Lust
  38. 37. The Profumo Affair
  39. 38. X-Rated Congress
  40. 39. Rocky
  41. 40. From Camelot to Chappauiddick
  42. 41. He Said, She Said
  43. 42. Pants-Free Presidents
  44. 43. Watergate
  45. 44. The Iran-Contra Scandal
  46. 45. The Wrong Arm of the Law
  47. 46. The Great S & L Robbery
  48. 47. The Wilson-Terpil Affair
  49. 48. The Friends of Eddie Koch
  50. 49. Dirty Business
  51. 50. The Fugitive
  52. 51. Collision Course
  53. 52. The Pirates of Finance
  54. 53. Farewell to Cap'n Bob
  55. 54. The Lockheed Scandal
  56. 55. When Bankers Go Bad
  57. 56. Thalidomide Nightmare
  58. 57. Whose Virus Is It, Anyway?
  59. 58. Death at Love Canal
  60. 59. Exploding Pintos
  61. 60. Cybert Porn Scare
  62. 61. Afterword
  63. 62. Biographies
  64. 63. Bibliography
  65. 64. Copyright Information
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