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- DescriptionThis award-winning tale, set in the height of the Great Depression, received rave reviews long before graphic vels became the phemen they are today. Hailed as one of the top 100 comics of all time by The Comics Journal, Kings in Disguise w reemerges as a classic. It is January 1932, and movie-loving Freddie Bloch is trading his father's liquor bottles for the cost a matinee: Dreams were only a dime, but empty bottles [only] brought a penny apiece. When his father disappears and his brother gets arrested, Freddie finds himself homeless and adrift, trying to survive during the Detroit labor riots and amid the furor of violent, anti-communist mobs. Winner of the Eisner Award and the Harvey Award for Best New Series and an additional Eisner Award for Best Single Issue.
- Author BiographyJames Vance has written scripts for The Crow, The Spirit, and other popular comics. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dan E. Burr has been an illustrator for DC Comics's Big Book Series. He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Alan Moore is a magician and performer, and is widely regarded as the best and most influential writer in the history of comics. His seminal works include From Hell, V for Vendetta, and Watchmen, for which he won the Hugo Award. He was born in 1953 in Northampton, UK, and has lived there ever since.
- Author(s)Dan E. Burr,James Vance
- PublisherWW Norton & Co
- Date of Publication19/09/2006
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWW Norton & Co
- Content Notechiefly Illustrations
- Weight570 g
- Width211 mm
- Height280 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Introduction byAlan Moore
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