A History of the Doc Savage Adventures in Pulps, Paperbacks, Comics, Fanzines, Radio and Film
By: Robert Michael Cotter (author)Hardback
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Doc Savage is not only the prototype of the modern fictional superhero; he was also a seminal force in creating multimedia crossovers. The character exploded onto the scene in 1933, with the Great Depression and the gathering clouds of war as a cultural backdrop. The series is examined in relation to historic events and changing audience tastes, with special attention on the horror and science-fiction elements. The artwork features illustrations, covers, and original art. Appendices cover Doc Savage paperbacks, pulp magazines, comic books, and fanzines, and a biographical appendix covers all major contributors to the series.
Graphic designer Robert Michael "Bobb" Cotter lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In addition to his books about comics and film, he writes a monthly column for Creepy Classics.
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