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The Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics

by Paul Gravett (Editor)

Other authors: Sanchez Abuli (Contributor), Terry Beatty (Contributor), Jordi Bernet (Contributor), Charles Burns (Contributor), Jack Cole (Contributor)27 more, Max Allan Collins (Contributor), Johnny Craig (Contributor), Gianni De Luca (Contributor), Will Eisner (Contributor), Bill Everett (Contributor), Neil Gaiman (Contributor), Gianluigi Gonano (Contributor), Dominique Grange (Contributor), Paul Grist (Contributor), Fred Guardineer (Contributor), Dashiell Hammett (Contributor), Jack Kirby (Contributor), Bernie Krigstein (Contributor), Colin McLoughlin (Contributor), Denis McLoughlin (Contributor), Alan Moore (Contributor), José Muñoz (Contributor), Warren Pleece (Contributor), Alex Raymond (Contributor), Ed. Robbins (Contributor), Harry Sahle (Contributor), Carlos Sampayo (Contributor), Mickey Spillane (Contributor), Jacques Tardi (Contributor), Lloyd Thatcher (Contributor), Alex Toth (Contributor), Oscar Zarate (Contributor)

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Long before [author:Frank Miller] created [book:Sin City], crime stories infiltrated the graphic form. In this massive (479 pp) collection of 25 stories, The Mammoth Book of Best Crime Comics re-introduces contemporary readers to the extraordinary talents of [author:Alan Moore], [author:Neil Gaiman], [author:Will Eisner], [author:Dashiell Hammett], [author:Jack Cole], [author:Alex Raymond], and [author:Jordi Bernet]. Editor Paul Gravett has compiled one of the greatest anthologies of graphic stories ever produced, regardless of genre or subject. At $17.95 ($19.50 Can), the doorstop beauty is an incredible bargain as well.
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Gravett, PaulEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Abuli, SanchezContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beatty, TerryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bernet, JordiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burns, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cole, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Collins, Max AllanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Craig, JohnnyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
De Luca, GianniContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eisner, WillContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Everett, BillContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gaiman, NeilContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gonano, GianluigiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grange, DominiqueContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grist, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Guardineer, FredContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hammett, DashiellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kirby, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Krigstein, BernieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McLoughlin, ColinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McLoughlin, DenisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, AlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Muñoz, JoséContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pleece, WarrenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Raymond, AlexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Robbins, Ed.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sahle, HarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sampayo, CarlosContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spillane, MickeyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tardi, JacquesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thatcher, LloydContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Toth, AlexContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Zarate, OscarContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0762433949, Paperback)

These are some of the slickest, moodiest, graphic short stories ever collected, from the mean streets and sin cities of crime. One of the only compilations of the crime comic genre, this volume contains 25 of the best graphic short stories and is fully loaded with some of the greatest writers and artists in comics. This collection includes Alan More, Neil Gaiman, Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Johnny Craig, Alex Toth, Bernie Krigstein, Jack Cole, Jacques Tardi, Gianni De Luca, and Paul Grist. This, for sure, is one offer you can’t refuse!

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"These are some of the slickest, moodiest, graphic short stories ever collected, from the mean streets and sin cities of crime. They range from America's classic newspaper-strip serials and notorious uncensored comic books to modern graphic novel masterpieces" -- p. [4] of cover.

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