By Wheeler Winston Dixon
A short historical past of comedian booklet Movies lines the meteoric upward thrust of the hybrid paintings kind of the comedian ebook movie. those movies hint their origins again to the early Nineteen Forties, whilst the 1st Batman and Superman serials have been made. The serials, and later tv indicates within the Fifties and 60s, have been for the main half designed for kids. yet at the present time, with the continued upward push of Comic-Con, they appear to be extra part of the mainstream than ever, attractive to adults in addition to more youthful lovers. This e-book examines comedian publication video clips from the prior and current, exploring how those movies formed American tradition from the post-World battle II period to the current day, and the way they tailored to the altering tastes and mores of succeeding generations.
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