Characters Ø Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed 109

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Fascinating and often bizarre true stories behind than 130 urban legends about comic book culture Was Superman a Spy demystifies all of the interesting stories unbelievable anecdotes wacky rumors and persistent myths that have piled up like priceless back issues in the seventy plus years of the comic book indu. A good collection of anecdotes and trivia on the publishers artists writers and fans of comic books from Archie to Uncle Scrooge Fun for the comic book geek in meNot many copies in the library system out there and the book wasn't on high uality paper

Characters Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed

Was Superman a Spy And Other Comic Book Legends RevealedStry including Elvis Presley's trademark hairstyle was based on a comic book character True Stan Lee featured a gay character in one of Marvel's 1960s war comics False Wolverine of the X Men was originally meant to be an actual wolverine True What would have been DC's first black superhero was changed at the l. Some interesting stories about comic book history but not that much that I hadn't already heard

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Characters Ø Was Superman a Spy?: And Other Comic Book Legends Revealed 109 é Fascinating and often bizarre true stories behind than 130 urban legends about comic book culture Was Superman a Spy demystifies all of the interesting stories unbelievable anecdotes wacky rumors and persistent myths that have piAst moment to a white hero True A Dutch inventor was blocked from getting a patent on a process because it had been used previously in a Donald Duck comic book TrueWith many legends resolved Was Superman a Spy is a must have for the legions of comic book fans and all seekers of truth justice and the American w. If you are looking for stories about comic book characters themselves this isn't the book for you But if instead you are looking for a book that takes a look at the creators behind them and the urban legends that sometimes spring up around those creators and their creations then this is definitely the book for you I was impressed that even as a collector of comics for the last 26 years there were still dozens of stories and anecdotes here that I'd never heard And I appreciate the research that must have gone into tracking down the stories behind the stories in many cases If I have one complaint about the book it's the organization and presentation of the stories As a book that trumpets itself as exploring the fascinating and often bizarre true stories behind than 130 urban legends about comic book culture it is devilishly hard to track down individual stories Want to find out the story behind for example the fact that Wolverine was actually supposed to be a mutated wolverine Well you'll be stuck going to the X Men section and browsing aimlessly until you stumble across it Either an index or at least titles for each section would have gone a long way to making this book browse ableIt's also worth noting that 90% of the stories here are about superhero comics and creators There's a few anecdotes about Disney or Archie stuff and one or two on war crime and horror comics but modern indie comics like those produced by Fantagraphics or IDW remain largely untouched So if superheroes aren't you thing look elsewhere