When the Comics Went to War - Adam Riches

When the Comics Went to War by Adam Riches, Tim Parker and Robert Frankland is an expansive, authoritative history of the British war comic book genre, from the first publications to appear in the 1880s to the last new titles to appear in the 1990s. Featuring a wealth of material sourced from the original war comic publishers and from private collectors, this lavishly illustrated book charts the evolution of warfare as children lived through it, relating to actual events such as the Western Front in 1914-18, the rise of the Nazis, the British Empire, the Second World War, the Cold War and Britain's police actions around the world. From Union Jack and Boys of the Empire to Commando, Air Ace and Combat, this unique and nostalgic celebration of war comic books will jog the memories of older readers and introduce the magic of these war stories to a whole new generation.

Book Title: 

When the Comics Went to War

Subtitle: 

Comic book war heroes

Author: 

Riches, Adam with Parker,Tim and Frankland, Robert

Publisher: 

Mainstream Publishing

Edition: 

First

Year Published: 

2009

Binding: 

Hard cover

ISBN: 

9781845965549

Pages: 

256

Condition: 

Remaindered, fine

Dimensions: 

22.9 × 15.2 × 2 cm

Book Weight: 

2.1 kg

Publisher's Price: 

R460.00

Price: 

R225.00

In Stock: 

2
Front cover of When the Comics Went to War by Adam Riches
Back cover of When the Comics Went to War by Adam Riches