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- DescriptionLeaping Tall Buildings gives you the truth about the history of the American comic book - straight from the revolutionary artists and writers behind them. These are the masters of the medium, who with their supreme senses of storytelling and imaginative skills, have grabbed the hearts and minds of millions all over the world. A comprehensive look at the medium covering high and low art, mass market work and niche invations. It is the story of an art form and an insider's look at the creative processes of the artists who bring our heroes to life.
- Author BiographyChristopher Irving is a pop culture journalist who has written four prior books on the history of comics, as well as dozens of articles. Irving also served as Associate Editor on the multiple-Eisner-Award- winning Comic Book Artist magazine. Irving's work on Graphic NYC with Seth Kushner has been featured in multiple mainstream media outlets, including Italy's La Repubblica. Irving currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. Seth Kushner is an environmental portrait photographer fascinated by all types of people. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, Newsweek, Businessweek, L'Uomo Vogue, The New Yo rker, and others. Kushner was chosen by Photo District News magazine as one of their 30 Under 30″ several years ago and is twice-winner of heir Photo Annual Competition. The New York Times declared Kushner's first book, The Brooklynites (powerHouse Books, 2007), a terrific coffee table book. Currently, Seth is working on his web series CulturePOP Photocomix, mixing his photgraphy with a comic book-typw format on ACT-I-VATE.com. Seth resides in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York with his wife, son, and way too many cameras and comics.
- Author(s)Seth Kushner
- PublisherpowerHouse Books,U.S.
- Date of Publication03/05/2012
- SubjectFiction Companions
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintpowerHouse Books,U.S.
- Content Note130
- Weight1034 g
- Width203 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine30 mm
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