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Men Of Tomorrow

Geek, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book

by Gerard Jones

  • 333 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7593571M
ISBN 100465036570
ISBN 109780465036578

Men of Tomorrow thus focuses on comic art and artists at the point where comic book sales are racing skyward. Emerging giants of the field like Will Eisner, Bob Kane, and Jerry Iger (an early partner of Eisner's who went on to produce some of the most innovative comics of the era, usually with the imprint of larger companies on them) were at. Get this from a library! Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book.. [Gerard Jones] -- "Gerard Jones, a longtime insider to the comic book business, draws on years of research and interview to reveal how the collision of Yiddish and American culture shaped the modern vision of the.

  Author and comics writer Gerard Jones was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for possession and distribution of child pornography. Best known for his acclaimed book Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters and the Birth of the Comic Book, Jones was arrested in December following a police investigation and a search of his San Francisco home that uncovered electronic Author: Kevin Melrose. Get this from a library! Men of tomorrow: geeks, gangsters, and the birth of the comic book. [Gerard Jones] -- "Gerard Jones, a longtime insider to the comic book business, draws on years of research and interview to reveal how the collision of Yiddish and American culture shaped the modern vision of the.

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Animated by the stories of some of the last century's most charismatic and conniving artists, writers, and businessmen, Men of Tomorrow brilliantly demonstrates how the creators of the superheroes gained their cultural power and established a crucial place in the modern imagination.

"This history of the birth of superhero comics highlights three pivotal by: Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book.

Animated by the stories of some of the last century's most charismatic and conniving artists, writers, and businessmen, Men of Tomorrow brilliantly demonstrates how the creators of the superheroes gained their cultural power and established a crucial place in the modern imagination/5.

Animated by the stories of some of the last century's most charismatic and conniving artists, writers, and businessmen, Men of Tomorrow brilliantly demonstrates how the creators of the superheroes gained their cultural power and established a crucial place in the modern imagination.

"This history of the birth of superhero comics highlights three pivotal figures/5(45). Unfortunately, somewhere throughout their lives they’ve missed valuable teaching that helps shape a man in becoming strong, responsible and independent. As a Men Of Tomorrow book, Men of Tomorrow was created.

This book will teach boys simple life skills to help them easily transition into adulthood without the hassle and embarrassment.5/5(7). And Men of Tomorrow is one of the definite books on the history of comics. From it's early days as publishers of Pulps through the creation of the superhero through today.

If your a comic fan and think you know the history behind Jerry Segel and Joe Shuster's creation of Superman, think again.4/5(3).

Animated by the stories of some of the last century's most charismatic and conniving artists, writers, and businessmen, Men of Tomorrow brilliantly demonstrates how the creators of the superheroes Men Of Tomorrow book their cultural power and established a crucial place in the modern imagination/5(2).

Superman: The Men of Tomorrow (Superman ()) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more/5(53). Jones is author of the Eisner Award-winning Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the Comic Book (); Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Superheroes and Make-Believe Violence (), and Honey I'm Home: Sitcoms Selling the American Dream ().

Jones is co-author with Will Jacobs of The Beaver Papers (), 4/5. This book tells the whole story of the early Golden Age and the beginnings of the Silver Age, warts and all. I love how it even went back to the start of the sci-fi genre and tied in with comics' genesis.

Written historically yet suspensefully, 'Men Of Tomorrow' is an absolute great book to buy and read, whether you're a fan of the genre or not/5(24). Synopsis. Animated by the stories of some of the last century's most charismatic and conniving artists, writers, and businessmen, Men of Tomorrow brilliantly demonstrates how the creators of the superheroes gained their cultural power and established a crucial place in the modern imagination.

"This history of the birth of superhero comics highlights /5(29). Superman: The Man of Tomorrow (MOT) is the title of a comic book series published by DC Comics that ran for 16 issues from tofeaturing the adventures of Superman.

At the time, the four Superman titles (Action Comics, The Adventures of Superman, Superman, and Superman: The Man of Steel) were released weekly with an intertwining Man of Tomorrow title was created to fill Publisher: DC Comics.

By the author of The Comic Book Heroes, Killing Monsters, and scores of successful comic books and screenplays, Men of Tomorrow is the first book to tell the surprising story of the young Jewish misfits, hustlers and nerds who invented the superhero and the comic book industry.

Among the characters in this vibrant panorama: Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster, the goofy myopic creators of Superman 3/5(3). Men of Tomorrow is a British drama film, directed by Zoltan Korda and Leontine Sagan, produced by Alexander Korda and written by Anthony Gibbs and Arthur stars Maurice Braddell, Joan Gardner and Emlyn Williams and features Robert Donat's movie by: Kurt Schröder.

Men Of Tomorrow. Septem. Every person who has grown to any degree of usefulness, every person who has grown to distinction, almost without exception has been a person who has risen by overcoming obstacles, by removing difficulties, by resolving that Followers:   The Men of Tomorrow sees lifelong Marvel artist John Romita Jr arrive at DC for the first time ever, a big deal for DC as theyve had a real problem with creators leaving their company in droves these last few years heres a big name whos actually joining them for a change!/5.

MEN OF TOMORROW GEEKS, GANGSTERS, AND THE BIRTH OF THE COMIC BOOK by Gerard Jones ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 12, An industry long in the shadows gets its due with a mainstream historical : Gerard Jones.

Men of Tomorrow shows the industry and the men that built it in a less than faltering light, giving source to the rumors that I had heard for many years about the comics industry back in the day.

Concentrates heavily on the origins of Superman and the fates of the men who created him/5. Gerard Jones has books on Goodreads with ratings. Gerard Jones’s most popular book is Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of the C.

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