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Sean Howe

Forfatter af Marvel Comics: The Untold Story

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Sean Howe, formerly an editor at The Criterion Collection, lives in New York City.

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Heathers (Deep Focus) (2011) — Redaktør — 25 eksemplarer
Black Clock 10 (2009) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1974
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Bopæl
New York, USA
Kort biografi
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Sean Howe is the author of the New York Times bestseller and Eisner Award-winning Marvel Comics: The Untold Story. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Bookforum, Wired, and elsewhere. He lives in upstate New York.

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A good book. It glossed over a few areas but was still quite well researched. It doesn't pull punches. It goes into creator rights and Marvel's bankruptcy (almost the end of them). Wish it head spent a little more time in each of the decades.
 
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cdaley | 24 andre anmeldelser | Nov 2, 2023 |
Good background on the origins and growth of Marvel comics (my favorite as a kid and teen).
 
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kslade | 24 andre anmeldelser | Dec 8, 2022 |
I have to admit it was quite a fun romp to re-live my comic book years reading what was going on in the "real world" of Marvel during the very many different storylines and titles. Being able to read of what the writers and editors were up to at the time some of my favourite comics were being published was an eye-opener. And oh how I enjoyed the trip down memory lane of watching the characters I grew up loving and seeing the stops and starts to get to where thy are today :)

Three stars is not enough but four is too high. I give this a 3.5… (mere)
 
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savageknight | 24 andre anmeldelser | Jul 8, 2022 |
Really more of a history of Marvel-Comics-the-company than Marvel-Comics-the-group-of-people, which I think works for the book in some places (the summarization of the battle over creators' rights here is probably the best I've seen so far), and works against it in others (the last segment on Marvel in the late 90s through to the films, is incredibly dull). My biggest frustration is that it feels like it glosses over far more interesting stuff in favor of corporate trivia. (Two question I had hoped this would answer - how did Diamond capture the distribution market, and how did both John Romita Sr. and Jr. end up working for Marvel - are, in the case of the former, briefly mentioned, and in the latter, not really looked at at all, but you sure do get lists of every stupid editor, president, publisher, and CEO Marvel ever had.) Sean Howe's heart seems to be in the right place here, but I guess I was looking for something else.… (mere)
 
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skolastic | 24 andre anmeldelser | Feb 2, 2021 |

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Medlemmer
708
Popularitet
#35,797
Vurdering
3.9
Anmeldelser
26
ISBN
14
Sprog
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