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From the classic era of super-serials like FLASH GORDON to the current blockbusters that have taken Hollywood by storm, TOP 100 COMIC BOOK MOVIES covers the fascinating universe of live-action theatrical adaptations of comic books and comic strips.
Readers will revel in historic overviews of the greatest works of this unique genre, accompanied by dazzling photographs, full-color posters, and countless rare artifacts. Watch the patriotic '40s give way to the campy '60s, until the 21st Century explodes with superhero excitement on a scale never before experienced. TOP 100 COMIC BOOK MOVIES is the fourth and final entry in this popular trade paperback series, completing Fantastic Press' complex, colorful exploration of extraordinary fantasy cinema.
About the Author
Gary Gerani is a screenwriter, author, noted film and TV historian, and children's product developer. He is best known for his contribution as co-writer of the Stan Winston-directed horror classic Pumpkinhead and his groundbreaking 1977 nonfiction book Fantastic Television. Over the years he's created various comic books and a record number of trading card sets, working for the famous Topps Company. His graphic novels include Dinosaurs Attack! (inspired by his own Topps cards) and Bram Stoker's Death Ship, an untold story of the Dracula legend. He also has his own publishing unit, Fantastic Press, in partnership with IDW Publishing.
"This is a great guidebook for all comic book derived and comic book inspired movies out there. The selection is stunning and a lot of thought and work has been put into this book." –Outright Geekery