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Image: Action Presidents Book 01: George Washington HC  - Harper Collins Publishers

ALA award-winning author-illustrator duo Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey bring George Washington to life like you've never seen him before, as the hero of a non-fiction comic-style biography in a hilarious, all-too true, fully illustrated paper-over-board middle grade adventure. We all know that George Washington was our first President and a hero of the American Revolution. But did you also know that he didn't want to be president, never thought he would fight in a war, and had teeth so bad that he hated to smile? Told through bold and hilarious comic-style illustrations, the first Action Presidents book features the all-too true history of the ultimate founding father, prime patriot, and awesome American, George Washington.

SRP: $9.99 Your Price: $8.49

Image: Action Presidents Book 02: Abraham Lincoln HC  - Harper Collins Publishers

ALA award-winning author-illustrator duo Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey bring Abraham Lincoln to life like you've never seen him before, as the hero of a non-fiction comic-style biography in a hilarious, all-too true, fully illustrated paper-over-board middle grade adventures. We all know that Abraham Lincoln gave the historic Gettysburg Address and ended the Civil War. But did you also know that he never went to college, was a licensed bartender, and kept important documents in his famous top hat? Told through bold and hilarious comic-style illustrations, the second Action Presidents book features the all-too true history of the legendary lumberjack, supreme speaker, and paramount president, Abraham Lincoln.

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Image: Comic Book History of Animation #2 (cover A)  [2020] - IDW Publishing

The team behind IDW'S Comic Book History of Comics returns with a brand-new series! From Aardman to Zoetrope, Disney to Miyasaki, Hanna-Barbera to Pixar, and everything in between! In this issue: Sound comes to cartoons, and Walt Disney takes the world by storm with Mickey Mouse, Silly Symphonies, and Snow White! A whole slew of icons are created, from Fleischers' Betty Boop to Warner Bros' Looney Tunes stars! But it's not all fun and laughter for the animation workforce, whose strikes brings the industry to its knees!

SRP: $3.99 Your Price: $3.99

Image: Comic Book History of Animation SC  - IDW Publishing

From the team behind The Comic Book History of Comics comes the perfect companion piece telling the story of the triumphs and tragedies of the filmmakers and beloved animated characters of the past century and a half - essential for hardcore fans of the medium and noobies alike! It's all here, from Aardman to Zoetrope, Disney to Miyazaki, Hanna-Barbera to Pixar, and everything in-between! Begin in the early 1900s with J. Stuart Blackton and the first American cartoon, Winsor McCay's Gertie the Dinosaur, and Felix the Cat! Find out about Margaret Winkler, the most powerful person in early animation, and Walt Disney, who revolutionizes cartoons with sound and color! Discover how Fleischer Studios teaches us to sing Boop-boop-a-doop and eat our spinach, and how Warner Bros' Looney Toons rivaled Disney's Silly Symphonies! Plus, icons of animation including Hanna-Barbera, Huckleberry Hound, The Flintstones, and Ruby-Spears; the Plastic Age of toy-based TV shows including G.I. Joe, Transformers, and He-Man; and the new Golden Age of TV animation launched by The Simpsons! And go abroad to France with Emile Cohl's dynamic doodles in Fantasmagorie; to Japan, where Momotaro debuts the first full-length anime, Divine Sea Warriors, and Osauma Tezuka conquers TV as he conquered manga; and to Argentina, which beat out Snow White for the first feature length animated movie by two decades! And finally, Jurassic Park and the computer animation revolution! Post-Little Mermaid Disney, Pixar, and Studio Ghibli conquer the world! If you've ever wanted to know more about the history of animation but were afraid to ask, this book is especially for you!

SRP: $17.99 Your Price: $15.10

Image: Comic Book History of Comics: Birth of a Medium SC  - IDW Publishing

The inspiring, infuriating, and utterly insane story of comics, graphic novels, and manga is presented in comic book form! The award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey turn their irreverent-but-accurate eye to the stories of Jack Kirby, R. Crumb, Harvey Kurtzman, Stan Lee, Will Eisner, Fredric Wertham, Roy Lichtenstein, and more! Reprinting the classic series in bold new color!

SRP: $19.99 Your Price: $16.99

Image: Comic Book History of Comics: Comics for All SC  - IDW Publishing

At last! The amazing, inspiring story of the comics medium in comics form goes global! In this volume, Fred and Ryan tackle the origins of Japanese manga, French graphic albums, the British Invasion of the American scene, the battle for creators' rights in the US, and how comics have invaded cyberspace and Hollywood! Plus: the Her-Story of Comics continues, and we spotlight other countries' funnybooks across five continents! The Comic Book History of Comics goes wherever comics go-which is everywhere!

SRP: $15.99 Your Price: $13.59


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