(March 2008)

Evil Twin Comics, 2008 Series
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Price
3.95 USD
Pages
44
On-sale Date
2008-03-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Evil Twin Comics
Brand
Evil Twin Comics
Barcode
649241852124

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Comic Book Comics / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ryan Dunlavey
Inks
Ryan Dunlavey
Colors
Ryan Dunlavey
Letters
Ryan Dunlavey

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
The Yellow Kid; Max Fleischer; Walt Disney; The Shadow; Cthulhu; Buck Rogers; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster

Legalese! (Table of Contents: 1)

Comic Book Comics / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Van Lente
Pencils
Ryan Dunlavey
Inks
Ryan Dunlavey
Letters
Ryan Dunlavey

Characters
Popeye; Koko the Clown; Betty Boop; Tarzan; Buck Rogers; The Shadow; Doc Savage; Mickey Mouse; Superman; Zorro; The Spirit
Synopsis
Illustrated list of trademarks & copyrights featured in the issue.
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Funnies Get Famous (Table of Contents: 2)

Comic Book Comics / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Van Lente
Pencils
Ryan Dunlavey
Inks
Ryan Dunlavey
Letters
Ryan Dunlavey

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
James Sweeney; Josef Noa; Rudolf Charousek; The Yellow Kid; Richard F. Outcault; William Randolph Hearst; Joseph Pulitzer; Henry Conway "Bud" Fisher; Winsor McCay; Little Nemo; Gertie the Dinosaur; Max Fleischer; Waldemar Klaempffert; Koko the Clown
Synopsis
Traces the origins of comic art, including the Outcault's Yellow Kid and McCay's Little Nemo, plus how the animation work of Max Fleischer grew up contemporaneously.
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Amazing Spicy Science Mystery Stories! (Table of Contents: 3)

Comic Book Comics / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Van Lente
Pencils
Ryan Dunlavey
Inks
Ryan Dunlavey
Letters
Ryan Dunlavey

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Jack Kirby; Frank A. Munsey; Hugo Gernsback; Buck Rogers; Tarzan; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster; Hugo Danner; Friedrich Nietzsche; The Shadow; Cthulhu; Doc Savage
Synopsis
Recounts the rise of pulp magazine adventures and how they inspired young Jack Kirby and Jerry Siegel, leading to Kirby's employment by Max Fleischer.
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Toon Feud (Table of Contents: 4)

Comic Book Comics / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Van Lente
Pencils
Ryan Dunlavey
Inks
Ryan Dunlavey
Letters
Ryan Dunlavey

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Betty Boop; Koko the Clown; Bluto; Popeye; Max Fleischer; Mickey Mouse; Jack Kirby; Jerry Siegel; Clark Gable; Carole Lombard; Bimbo
Synopsis
Recounts Kirby's time employed by Max Fleischer and how Fleischer originally found more success than Disney by being cost-conscientious, but Fleischer's labor troubles and Disney's success with Snow White saw Disney eclipse Fleischer before the end of the 1930s.
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New Action Fun (Table of Contents: 5)

Comic Book Comics / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Van Lente
Pencils
Ryan Dunlavey
Inks
Ryan Dunlavey
Letters
Ryan Dunlavey

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster; Jack Kirby; Joe Simon; Maxwell C. Gaines; Ignatz; Dick Tracy; Mutt; Jeff; Tarzan; The Yellow Kid; Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; Henri Duval; Bluto; The Scarlet Pimpernel; Zorro; The Shadow; Bob Kane; Harry Donenfeld; Victor Fox; Will Eisner; The Blue Beetle
Synopsis
Explores the creation of Superman and the beginning of Kirby's career in comic books.
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World's Greatest Comic Book Collection! (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Van Lente
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Bonus! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Comic Book Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Red More Comics - Get More Smarter (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Action Philosophers! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Comic Book Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Comic Book Comics
  2. 1. Legalese!
    Comic Book Comics
  3. 2. Funnies Get Famous
    Comic Book Comics
  4. 3. Amazing Spicy Science Mystery Stories!
    Comic Book Comics
  5. 4. Toon Feud
    Comic Book Comics
  6. 5. New Action Fun
    Comic Book Comics
  7. 6. Next Issue:
  8. 7. World's Greatest Comic Book Collection!
  9. 8. Bonus!
    Comic Book Comics
  10. 9. Red More Comics - Get More Smarter
    Action Philosophers!
  11. 10. ["You Only Think You Know Comics History!"]
    Comic Book Comics
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