(0)
(Log in to vote)
The Mammoth Book Of Best Crime Comics (2008)
(Book)

Call Number GN/FICTION/MAMMOTH


Available
(0 holds on 1 copy)
LocationCall NumberItem Status
Graphic novelsGN/FICTION/MAMMOTHAvailable
Published: Philadelphia, [PA] : London : Running Press ; Robinson, 2008
Description:  479 p. : chiefly ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780762433940 (U.S. : pbk.), 0762433949 (U.S. : pbk.), 9781845297107 (U.K.), 1845297105 (U.K.), 0762433949 :,
Language:  English


"These are some of the slickest, moodiest, graphic short stories ever collected, from the mean streets and sin cities of crime. They range from America's classic newspaper-strip serials and notorious uncensored comic books to modern graphic novel masterpieces" -- p. [4] of cover

Every shade of noir / Old gangsters never die / Torpedo 1936: the switch / The money-making machine swindlers / 87th Precinct: blind man's bluff / The murderer of Hung / Murder, morphine and me / El Borbah: love in vein / The Spirit: the Portier fortune / Secret Agent X-9 / Commissario Spada: Strada [Street] / Lily-white Joe / The crushed gardenia / Ms. Tree: Maternity leave / Roy Carson and the old master / Mary Spratchet / Alack Sinner: Talkin' with Joe / The button / Kane: Rat in the house / Who dunnit? / Mike Lancer and the syndicate of death / Mike Hammer: Dark City / The court / The sewer / I keep coming back / introduction by Paul Gravett -- by Alan Moore and Lloyd Thatcher -- by Sanchez Abuli and Jordi Bernet -- by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby -- by Bernie Krigstein and anonymous -- by Dominique Grange and Jacques Tardi -- by Jack Cole -- by Charles Burns -- by Will Eisner -- by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond -- by Gianluigi Gonano and Gianni De Luca -- by Bernie Krigstein and anonymous -- by Alex Toth and anonymous -- by Max Allan Colins and Terry Beatty -- Colin McLoughlin and Denis McLoughlin -- by anonymous -- by Carlos Sampayo and José Muñoz -- by Bill Everett and anonymous -- by Paul Grist -- by Fred Guardineer and anonymous -- by Mickey Spillane and Harry Sahle -- by Mickey Spillane and Ed Robbins -- by Neil Gaiman and Warren Pleece -- by Johnny Craig -- by Alan Moore and Oscar Zarate Related Searches:
Crime -- Comic books, strips, etc
Criminals -- Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Graphic novels collection -- Fiction
Added--20081205 anf

Additional Credits:
Gravett, Paul
Moore, Alan, 1953-
Thatcher, Lloyd
Sánchez Abulí, E
Bernet, Jordi
Simon, Joe
Kirby, Jack
Krigstein, B. 1919-1990 (Bernard),
Grange, Dominique
Tardi, Jacques
Cole, Jack, 1914-1958
Burns, Charles, 1955-
Eisner, Will
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961
Raymond, Alex, 1909-1956
Gonano, Gianluigi, 1940-
De Luca, Gianni, 1927-1991
Toth, Alex
Collins, Max Allan
Beatty, Terry
McLoughlin, Colin
McLoughlin, Denis, 1918-
Sampayo, Carlos, 1943-
Muñoz, José, 1942-
Everett, Bill, 1917-1973
Grist, Paul
Guardineer, Fred
Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006
Sahle, Harry
Robbins, Ed
Gaiman, Neil
Pleece, Warren
Craig, Jonathan T. 1926-2001 (Johnny),
Zarate, Oscar, 1942-

Login to write a review of your own.

Login to add this item to your list.

Lists can be used to compile collections of items that you may be interested in checking out at a later date. You may also create public lists and share your favorites with other AHML customers.
No tags, currently.

Login to add tags.

To create a multiple word tag such as Science Fiction, enclose both words in quotes, like: "Science Fiction"

Critic Reviews

 
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
 
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
 
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy