(January 1999)

DC, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 23.50 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale date
1999-01-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN
1-56389-454-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941210575 00111
Editing
Andrew Helfer; Jim Higgins (assistant)
Color
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
8 1/5 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 Kurt Hathaway.

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 Vice (Table of Contents: 1)

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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Sin Cities (Table of Contents: 3)

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Introduction to Chapter One: Sin Cities.

Village of the Damned (Table of Contents: 4)

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Phenix City (Table of Contents: 5)

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Fantasy Island (Table of Contents: 6)

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Las Vegas (Table of Contents: 7)

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The Deuce (Table of Contents: 8)

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Rated XXX (Table of Contents: 9)

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Alcohol (Table of Contents: 10)

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Introduction to Chapter Two: Alcohol.

The First Drug (Table of Contents: 11)

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The Battle of the Booze (Table of Contents: 12)

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Carry Nation (Table of Contents: 13)

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The Noble Disaster (Table of Contents: 14)

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Izzy & Moe (Table of Contents: 15)

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White Lightning (Table of Contents: 16)

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What's in all Those Bottles? (Table of Contents: 17)

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Friends of Bill W. (Table of Contents: 18)

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So You Want to Know About Alcohol? (Table of Contents: 19)

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Drugs (Table of Contents: 20)

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Introduction to Chapter Three: Drugs.

The Stoned Age (Table of Contents: 21)

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Cocaine: The Curse of the Incas (Table of Contents: 22)

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The Poppy's Strange Fruit (Table of Contents: 23)

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The Opium Wars (Table of Contents: 24)

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The Age of Absinthe (Table of Contents: 25)

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Hemp Through History (Table of Contents: 26)

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Reefer Madness (Table of Contents: 27)

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Peyote, Sacred Cactus of the Southwest (Table of Contents: 28)

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Albert Hoffman (Table of Contents: 29)

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Timothy Leary, Psychedelic Guru (Table of Contents: 30)

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America's Hidden Plague (Table of Contents: 31)

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Caffeine Fiends (Table of Contents: 32)

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Vice Styles of the Rich & Famous (Table of Contents: 33)

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Introduction to Chapter Four: Tobacco.

The Roots of Tobacco (Table of Contents: 35)

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Seeds of a Nation (Table of Contents: 36)

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Buck Duke Cigarette King (Table of Contents: 37)

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Gunsmoke (Table of Contents: 38)

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Lucy Gaston vs the Coffin Nail (Table of Contents: 39)

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Smoke and Mirrors (Table of Contents: 40)

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Warning! Cigarette Companies May Be Hazardous to Your Health (Table of Contents: 41)

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Marlboro World (Table of Contents: 42)

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Sex and More Sex (Table of Contents: 43)

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Prostitutes of the Gods (Table of Contents: 44)

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The Golden Age of Prostitution (Table of Contents: 45)

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Harlots and Holy Men (Table of Contents: 46)

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Mystery John (Table of Contents: 47)

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The Whores of War (Table of Contents: 48)

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The Victorians' Secret (Table of Contents: 49)

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Hollywood Madams (Table of Contents: 50)

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The Happy Hooker (Table of Contents: 51)

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Mustang Ranch (Table of Contents: 52)

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Sex Slaves (Table of Contents: 53)

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The Pimp (Table of Contents: 54)

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Mayflower Madam (Table of Contents: 55)

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The Evolution of Porn (Table of Contents: 56)

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Anthony Comstock (Table of Contents: 57)

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Live Nude Girls (Table of Contents: 58)

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Master of the Pornoverse (Table of Contents: 59)

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King of Porn (Table of Contents: 60)

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Sexual Revollutionary (Table of Contents: 61)

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Patriot of Porn (Table of Contents: 62)

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The Sultan of Sleaze (Table of Contents: 63)

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Aphrodisiacs (Table of Contents: 64)

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Introduction to Chapter Six: Gambling.

Basic Instinct (Table of Contents: 66)

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The Devil's Invention (Table of Contents: 67)

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The Winning Ticket (Table of Contents: 68)

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Tumblin' Vice (Table of Contents: 69)

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The Godfather of Gambling (Table of Contents: 70)

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History-Making Bets (Table of Contents: 71)

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The Anti-Gamblers (Table of Contents: 72)

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Bright Lights, Big Bucks (Table of Contents: 73)

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The Dream Factory (Table of Contents: 74)

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The New Buffalo (Table of Contents: 75)

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Virtual Vegas (Table of Contents: 76)

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The Devil's Playground (Table of Contents: 77)

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Introduction to Chapter Seven: The Devil's Playground.

Breeding Grounds of Vice (Table of Contents: 78)

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Comic Books - Threat or Menace? (Table of Contents: 79)

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Pick a Card (Table of Contents: 80)

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Sweet Tooth (Table of Contents: 81)

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Copyright Information (Table of Contents: 82)

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Biographies (Table of Contents: 83)

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of Vice
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Sin Cities
  5. 4. Village of the Damned
  6. 5. Phenix City
  7. 6. Fantasy Island
  8. 7. Las Vegas
  9. 8. The Deuce
  10. 9. Rated XXX
  11. 10. Alcohol
  12. 11. The First Drug
  13. 12. The Battle of the Booze
  14. 13. Carry Nation
  15. 14. The Noble Disaster
  16. 15. Izzy & Moe
  17. 16. White Lightning
  18. 17. What's in all Those Bottles?
  19. 18. Friends of Bill W.
  20. 19. So You Want to Know About Alcohol?
  21. 20. Drugs
  22. 21. The Stoned Age
  23. 22. Cocaine: The Curse of the Incas
  24. 23. The Poppy's Strange Fruit
  25. 24. The Opium Wars
  26. 25. The Age of Absinthe
  27. 26. Hemp Through History
  28. 27. Reefer Madness
  29. 28. Peyote, Sacred Cactus of the Southwest
  30. 29. Albert Hoffman
  31. 30. Timothy Leary, Psychedelic Guru
  32. 31. America's Hidden Plague
  33. 32. Caffeine Fiends
  34. 33. Vice Styles of the Rich & Famous
  35. 34. Tobacco
  36. 35. The Roots of Tobacco
  37. 36. Seeds of a Nation
  38. 37. Buck Duke Cigarette King
  39. 38. Gunsmoke
  40. 39. Lucy Gaston vs the Coffin Nail
  41. 40. Smoke and Mirrors
  42. 41. Warning! Cigarette Companies May Be Hazardous to Your Health
  43. 42. Marlboro World
  44. 43. Sex and More Sex
  45. 44. Prostitutes of the Gods
  46. 45. The Golden Age of Prostitution
  47. 46. Harlots and Holy Men
  48. 47. Mystery John
  49. 48. The Whores of War
  50. 49. The Victorians' Secret
  51. 50. Hollywood Madams
  52. 51. The Happy Hooker
  53. 52. Mustang Ranch
  54. 53. Sex Slaves
  55. 54. The Pimp
  56. 55. Mayflower Madam
  57. 56. The Evolution of Porn
  58. 57. Anthony Comstock
  59. 58. Live Nude Girls
  60. 59. Master of the Pornoverse
  61. 60. King of Porn
  62. 61. Sexual Revollutionary
  63. 62. Patriot of Porn
  64. 63. The Sultan of Sleaze
  65. 64. Aphrodisiacs
  66. 65. Gambling
  67. 66. Basic Instinct
  68. 67. The Devil's Invention
  69. 68. The Winning Ticket
  70. 69. Tumblin' Vice
  71. 70. The Godfather of Gambling
  72. 71. History-Making Bets
  73. 72. The Anti-Gamblers
  74. 73. Bright Lights, Big Bucks
  75. 74. The Dream Factory
  76. 75. The New Buffalo
  77. 76. Virtual Vegas
  78. 77. The Devil's Playground
  79. 78. Breeding Grounds of Vice
  80. 79. Comic Books - Threat or Menace?
  81. 80. Pick a Card
  82. 81. Sweet Tooth
  83. 82. Copyright Information
  84. 83. Biographies
  85. 84. Bibliography
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