(1997)

DC, 1997 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale date
1997-11-05
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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The Big Book of Scandal (Table of Contents: 1)

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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Introduction (Table of Contents: 3)

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Introductory strip.

Tawdry Tinseltown (Table of Contents: 4)

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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: 5)

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Jonathan Vankin
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The Great Lover (Table of Contents: 6)

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Death of a Mystery Man (Table of Contents: 7)

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All-American Junkie (Table of Contents: 8)

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Charlie Chaplin (Table of Contents: 9)

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The Ice Cream Blonde (Table of Contents: 10)

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Mary Astor's Little Blue Book (Table of Contents: 11)

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Marie Severin
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In Like Flynn (Table of Contents: 12)

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The Sweater Girl and the Gangster (Table of Contents: 13)

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The Loves of Ingrid Bergman (Table of Contents: 14)

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Colleen Doran
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E! (Table of Contents: 15)

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The Scandal That Sank a Studio (Table of Contents: 16)

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Murder, Mayhem and the Cotton Club (Table of Contents: 17)

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Don Simpson: Fast Track (Table of Contents: 18)

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Heidi Fleiss, Hollywood Madam (Table of Contents: 19)

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Woody and Mia (Table of Contents: 20)

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Hollywood Bad Boys (Table of Contents: 21)

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Society Sleaze (Table of Contents: 22)

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Introduction to Chapter Two: Society Sleaze.

Murder of the Century (Table of Contents: 23)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Eric Shanower
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Eric Shanower
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The Princess and the Ice Queen (Table of Contents: 24)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Death and the Diet Doctor (Table of Contents: 25)

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Jimmy Swaggart in Hell (Table of Contents: 26)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Robert Snyder
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Robert Snyder
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The Ballad of Jim & Tammy (Table of Contents: 27)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Rick Parker
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Rick Parker
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Sex, Drugs, and Rox (Table of Contents: 28)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Anthony Modana
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Cyril Burt: The Intelligence Man (Table of Contents: 29)

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Jonathan Vankin
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The King and Mrs. Simpson (Table of Contents: 30)

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Bryan Talbot
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Charles and Diana (Table of Contents: 31)

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Hunt Emerson
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O. J.'s Final Run (Table of Contents: 32)

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Cirque du O. J. (Table of Contents: 33)

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Wacko Jacko (Table of Contents: 34)

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Politics as Usual (Table of Contents: 35)

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Introduction to Chapter Three: Politics as Usual.

The Ways and Means of Lust (Table of Contents: 36)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Cully Hamner
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The Profumo Affair (Table of Contents: 37)

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Jonathan Vankin
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X-Rated Congress (Table of Contents: 38)

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Jonathan Vankin
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Rocky (Table of Contents: 39)

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From Camelot to Chappauiddick (Table of Contents: 40)

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He Said, She Said (Table of Contents: 41)

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Pants-Free Presidents (Table of Contents: 42)

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Watergate (Table of Contents: 43)

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The Iran-Contra Scandal (Table of Contents: 44)

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The Wrong Arm of the Law (Table of Contents: 45)

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The Great S & L Robbery (Table of Contents: 46)

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The Wilson-Terpil Affair (Table of Contents: 47)

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The Friends of Eddie Koch (Table of Contents: 48)

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Dirty Business (Table of Contents: 49)

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Introduction to Chapter Four: Dirty Business.

The Fugitive (Table of Contents: 50)

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Collision Course (Table of Contents: 51)

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The Pirates of Finance (Table of Contents: 52)

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Farewell to Cap'n Bob (Table of Contents: 53)

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The Lockheed Scandal (Table of Contents: 54)

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When Bankers Go Bad (Table of Contents: 55)

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Thalidomide Nightmare (Table of Contents: 56)

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Whose Virus Is It, Anyway? (Table of Contents: 57)

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Death at Love Canal (Table of Contents: 58)

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Exploding Pintos (Table of Contents: 59)

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Cybert Porn Scare (Table of Contents: 60)

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Afterword (Table of Contents: 61)

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Biographies (Table of Contents: 62)

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

Bibliography (Table of Contents: 63)

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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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