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Super Duper Supermen!: Comic Book Heroes from the Forties and Fifties

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NEW in protective milar covering. U.K. dispatch
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 20th 1992 by Imprint unknown
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Rich Meyer
Jan 16, 2014 Rich Meyer rated it really liked it
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This book is a great overview of super-heroes in British comics. About the only one here that any American might recognize is Marvelman, the replacement for Captain Marvel (Shazam) after Fawcett gave up the super-hero publishing ghost. These are the height of obscure heroes, some appearing in only one weekly comic once. But it gives a person an interesting look at the British comic book industry. Each entry has a full-page cover reprinted and often a much smaller interior page as well. I'd be ...more
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Denis Gifford was a British writer. He specialized in the history of popular entertainments such as comic books and horror films. In his lengthy career, he wrote and drew for British comics; wrote more than fifty books on various topics; devised, compiled and contributed to popular programmes for radio and television; and other, related work, including film.

In addition to being a regular at comics
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