Cover by Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson & Arne Starr. Written by Barry Marx, Thomas Hill & Joey Cavalieri.
This is a 50 year retrospective of DC Comics and the people, corporate entities and even products that made them a household name around the world.
Introduction: "Comic Books" by Jeanette Kahn
Testamonials by: Daniel P. Moynihan (Former US Secretary of Labor, and then Current US Senator for NY State), Richard Corben, Ray Bradbury, Gloria Steinem, Mort Walker, Milton Glaser, Walter Koenig, Gene Siskel, Stephen King, Gene Simmons, Jim Henson, David L. Wolper, Stan Lee, Susan Stamberg, Roger Ebert, Brooke Shields, Carol Bellamy (Former NY State Senator and then President of the NY City Council), Whoopi Goldberg.
Profiles of: M.C. Gaines, Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, Harry Donenfeld, Jack Liebowitz, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Warner Publisher Services, Sheldon Mayer, Sol Harrison, Bud Budner, Gardner Fox, William Moulton Marston, Emile Keirsbilk, Carroll Rheinstrom, Fleischer Studios, Bud Collyer, Kirk Alyn, Mort Weisinger, Whitney Ellsworth, George Reeves, Wayne Boring, Curt Swan, Bernard Trout, World Color Press, Robert Kanigher, Julius Schwartz, Jerry Bails, Roy Thomas, Adam West, Burt Ward, Licensing Company of America, Carmine Infantino, Neal Adams, Denny O'Neil, Adolf Kabatek, Hanna-Barbera Productions, Ilya Salkind, Alexander Salkind, Christopher Reeve, Lynda Carter, Phil Seuling, Bud Plant, Marv Wolfman, George Perez, Frank Miller, Helen Slater, Superman Peanut Butter, Kenner Products. Plus: brief comments by Daniel P. Moynihan, Richard Corben, Ray Bradbury, Gloria Steinem, Mort Walker, Milton Glaser, Walter Koenig, Gene Siskel, Stephen King, Gene Simmons, Jim Henson, David L. Wolper, Stan Lee, Susan Stamberg, Roger Ebert, Brooke Shields, Carol Bellamy, Whoopi Goldberg.
Reprinted covers include: Detective Comics #1, Superman #1, Detective Comics #27, Flash Comics #1, All-Star Comics #3, Sensation Comics #1, Strange Adventures #1, Superman 3D, Showcase #4, Adventure Comics #247, Action Comics #252, Our Army At War #83, Justice League of America #1, Flash #123, Plastic Man #1, Green Lantern #76, House of Secrets #92, Shazam #1, Superman vs. Spider-Man, World of Krypton #1, New Teen Titans #1, Camelot 3000 #1, Star Raiders: DC Graphic Novel #1, Ronin #1, New Fun Comics #1, Action Comics #1, Who's Who in the DC Universe #1, Crisis on Infinite Earths #1.
58 pages. Cover price $2.95.
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