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User Review  - Ron18 - LibraryThing

It's hard not to make this review about me, as annoying as that would be to read, because of how important comics - and Marvel Comics in particular - were to me (and still are, to some degree), but I ... Read full review

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User Review  - CSDaley - LibraryThing

A good book. It glossed over a few areas but was still quite well researched. It doesn't pull punches. It goes into creator rights and Marvel's bankruptcy (almost the end of them). Wish it head spent a little more time in each of the decades. Read full review

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User Review  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

Sean Howe's Marvel Comics: The Untold Story begins with a quick account of Timely and Atlas Comics before turning to the launch of the Marvel Age with the Fantastic Four. From there, he examines the ... Read full review

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User Review  - SESchend - LibraryThing

Engaging but disturbing account of what goes one behind the panels at Marvel Comics. While very detailed and thorough regarding the start of Marvel, the latter two-thirds of the book seems to have its ... Read full review

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User Review  - DeborahJ2016 - LibraryThing

There's an ugliness uncovered by this book that I really had never considered before about Marvel The Business. Backstabbing, outright theft and piracy, and he-said/he-said swirl around in such ... Read full review

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User Review  - apokoliptian - LibraryThing

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story tells the backstage story from early 40's (Timely-Atlas era) to the current movie blockbusters era, based on extensive interviews. More than telling the Marvel story ... Read full review

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User Review  - wb4ever1 - LibraryThing

I’ll say right up front that if you are not an avid reader of Marvel comics, you won’t get much out of MARVEL COMICS: THE UNTOLD STORY by Sean Howe. I’ll also add that I am one of them, a Marvel ... Read full review

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User Review  - cvalin - LibraryThing

As someone who has been a fan of comics for decades and worked on both the industry and retail sides of the business, I found this well written and researched look at Marvel behind the scenes fascinating. Read full review

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User Review  - JonArnold - LibraryThing

This book should probably come with a health warning; that it may destroy the love of even the hardiest Marvel fan. It’s an unofficial history of one of the dominant cultural forces of the late ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris_El - LibraryThing

The birth of Marvel comics. Interesting how huge an impact Stan Lee and Jack Kirby had. Without them Marvel probably wouldn't even still exist. If it did it would be very different. Sad that Lee and ... Read full review


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