Marvel Comics In The 1980s: An Issue-By-Issue Field Guide To A Pop Culture Phenomenon Paperback

Marvel Comics In The 1980s: An Issue-By-Issue Field Guide To A Pop Culture Phenomenon Paperback TwoMorrows Publishing presents Marvel Comics in the 1980s the third volume in Pierre Comtois&39; heralded series covering the pop culture phenomenon on an issue-by-issue basis! This new book covers Marvel&39;s final historical phase when the movement begun by Stan Lee Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko moved into a darker era that has yet to run its course The 1980s saw Stan Lee&39;s retreat to the West Coast Jim Shooter&39;s rise and fall as editor-in-chief the twin triumphs of Frank Miller and John Byrne the challenge of independent publishers and the weakening hold of the Comics Code Authority that led to the company&39;s creative downfall - and ultimately the marginalization of the industry itself Comics such as the Chris ClaremontJohn Byrne X-Men Frank Miller&39;s Daredevil the New Universe Roger Stern&39;s Avengers and Spider-Man the new wave of dark heroes such as Wolverine and the Punisher and more are all covered in the analytic detail - and often irreverent manner readers have come to expect from the previous 1960s and 1970s volumes However the 1980s represented years of upheaval in the comics industry - with Marvel at the center of the storm - so expect a bumpy ride in the 1980s decade that marked the beginning of the end of Marvel Comics as you knew them!
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