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The Mammoth Book Of Best Crime Comics (2008)


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Graphic novelsGN/FICTION/MAMMOTHAvailable
Published: Philadelphia, [PA] : London : Running Press ; Robinson, 2008
Description:  479 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 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 / Money-making machine swindlers / 87th Precinct: blind man's bluff / Murderer of Hung / Murder, morphine and me / El Borbah: love in vein / Spirit: the Portier fortune / Secret Agent X-9 / Commissario Spada: Strada [Street] / Lily-white Joe / Crushed gardenia / Ms. Tree: Maternity leave / Roy Carson and the old master / Mary Spratchet / Alack Sinner: Talkin' with Joe / Button / Kane: Rat in the house / Who dunnit? / Mike Lancer and the syndicate of death / Mike Hammer: Dark City / Court / 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.
Comics (Graphic works)
Detective and mystery comics.
Graphic novels.
Graphic novels collection -- Fiction
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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, 1918-2002.
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, Johnny, 1926-2001.
Zarate, Oscar, 1942-

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