The Silver Age Of Comic Book Art

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Picked this up at a discount book store in Toronto.  The format and flashy cover caught my eye: thumbing it showed a nice selection of art from the top silver age artists so I bought it. The Silver Age Of Comic Book Art by Arlen Schumer is a fan’s look at eight artists: Infantino, Ditko, Kirby, Kane, Kubert, Colan, Steranko and Adams.  Schumer uses blow ups of comic panels and addresses each artist through quotes in the panels in place of the original text.  It’s a singularly visual book and…read more