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Klaehn, Jeffery (Hg.): Inside the World of Comic Books. Montreal: Black Rose, 2007. (258 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1551642972
BibTeX citation key: Klaehn2007a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Collection of essays, Interview
Creators: Klaehn
Publisher: Black Rose (Montreal)
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With the popularity of comic book properties at an all-time high, the time is right for a collection of essays and original interviews devoted to all things ‘comic book.’ As well as essays on contemporary issues and trends associated with comic books and comic book culture, this diverse collection also features original interviews with top comic industry professionals. From visionary writers and artists, to award-winning editors and publishers, interviewees include: Joe Casey, Matt Fraction, Bob Layton, Eric Searleman, Steve Niles, Scott Allie, Chris Warner, Steve Englehart, Mike W. Barr, Norm Breyfogle, Victor Lucas, Tommy Tallarico, Garth Ennis, and Joe Quesada.

Table of Contents

Bradford W. Wright: Tales from the American crypt
Joe Casey, Matt Fraction and Jeffery Klaehn: “From gutter business to art form”
Bob Layton and Jeffery Klaehn: “Some real shit winds-up selling like hotcakes”
Eric Searleman and Jeffery Klaehn: “A reporter's notebook for an editor's cap”
Steve Niles and Jeffery Klaehn: “Turning fears into thrills”
Matthew J. Pustz: “I gave it all up to draw comics”
Scott Allie and Jeffery Klaehn: “I wanted to be a cigarette girl”
Chris Warner and Jeffery Klaehn: “No tie – and – free comics”
Tom Bondurant: Silver anniversary: Steve Englehart and Marshall Rogers' two detectives
Greatest female characters
Steve Englehart and Jeffery Klaehn: “The lone hero, an American ideal”
Mike W. Barr and Jeffery Klaehn: “Everything vital to a Batman story”
Norm Breyfogle and Jeffery Klaehn: “And then there's the dramatic action”
Greatest superheroes
Greatest villains
Julian Darius: Exposing status quo super-heroics in Mark Millar's The Authority
Great superteams
Matthew J. Pustz: “Let's rap with cap”: Fan interaction in comic book letters pages
Victor Lucas and Jeffery Klaehn: “Spin offs and other cool collaborations”
Tommy Tallarico and Jeffery Klaehn: “Collecting? I've just become a freak about it”
Garth Ennis and Jeffery Klaehn: “Frankly, I'd like to see less superheroes”
Joe Quesada and Jeffery Klaehn: “Ultimately, content is king –“
Julian Darius: The DC canon: Batman, Superman, Wonder woman and the JLA
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