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Today’s Guest: Jason Sacks and Keith Dallas, author and editor, respectively of American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s.
Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Jason Sacks and Keith Dallas, author and editor, respectively of American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s, by clicking on the video player above!
Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of guys who lost all hope in their lives when the Fans of Central Jersey crumpled in 1978? in the NEW new media capital of the world? St. Petersburg, Florida!
There is no amount of conversation in the interview that follows that will possibly satisfy a 1970s comic books fan such as myself.
Look, I have read and studied comics all the way back to the dawn of time and there is no era I enjoy more than the four-color symphonies produced from about 1969 to 1978.
You can LISTEN to this interview with JASON SACKS and KEITH DALLAS, author and editor of AMERICAN COMIC BOOK CHRONICLES: THE 1970s, by clicking the audio player above!
In no particular order: Giant-Size X-Men. Howard the Duck. Man-Thing. Nova. Thing vs. Hulk. Human Torch vs. Ice-Man. The Invaders. The Defenders. E-Man. Conan the Barbarian and Roy Thomas. Red Sonja and Frank Thorne. Atlas Comics. George Perez, Steve Gerber, Neal Adams and Denis O?Neil. R. Crumb, Denis Kitchen and the undergrounds. Frank Frazetta paintings.
Wait ? there?s more.
Warren reprints of The Spirit. Green Lantern/Green Arrow drug stories. The Death of Gwen Stacy. Superman vs. Spider-Man. Superman vs. Muhammad Ali. Star Wars. Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth. Great Fantastic Four adventures. Two Captain Marvels. Prez. Plop! Crazy.
Black comics that weren?t actually black but seemed it at the time, including Black Lois Lane and Black Green Lantern.
How about subsequent Black comics that were more Black than that, including Black Panther Luke Cage: Hero for Hire, Blade the Vampire Killer, Brother Voodoo, and even Tony Isabella?s Black Lightning.
Steranko?s History of Comics. The explosion of comics fandom as an industry, including the first Comic-Con, the first Overstreet Guide, and the development of a resale marketplace for original comic book pages. The Comic Buyers Guide and Murray Bischoff.
I was a teen-ager and I couldn?t wait for the new comics to be delivered on Wednesdays to the Krauszer?s Dairy Store a short bike ride from my house, or for the Braunsteins to bring the latest issues to monthly Fans of Central Jersey meetings at the North Brunswick, New Jersey, Recreation Center.
For these reasons and many more, I?m like a pig in mud reading the latest installment of Twomorrows Publishing?s American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s, written by Jason Sacks and edited by Keith Dallas. I could get lost in the stories, pictures and memories of this fantastic volume for days, maybe weeks. I hope you?ll consider buying a copy and doing the same.
(And in the interests of full disclosure, I must mention that I have a title of my own coming out from Twomorrows in 2015. But that had no influence on my decision to feature this book; all my best comics memories originate in the ?70s. And that?s the truth!)
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