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The comic encyclopedia

a library of the literature and history of humor containing thousands of gags, sayings, and stories

by Evan Esar

  • 57 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEvan Esar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6151 .E8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlii, 831 p. ;
    Number of Pages831
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4566835M
    ISBN 100385062052
    LC Control Number77082939
    OCLC/WorldCa3869665

      Comic Book Encyclopedia is the multiverse of comic legend and lore for every comic–book fan, and for everyone who wants to understand the characters, history, and universal appeal of this world.   Appealing to the casual comic book reader as well as the hardcore graphic novel fan, this ultimate AtoZ compendium describes everyone’s favorite participants in the eternal battle between good and nearly entries examining more than 1, heroes, icons and Author: Gina Misiroglu.

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