The Little Book of Vintage Crime

The Little Book of Vintage Crime

by Tim Pilcher
     
 

These small, but perfectly formed, compiliations of kitsch and kooky images come complete with fascinating facts and weird and wonderful tales. Stuffed with kitsch art from classic Fifties comics, they will amaze the reader whether they are searching for supernatural thrills, nostalgic romance or thrilling battles, and the appealing mini format makes them an

Overview

These small, but perfectly formed, compiliations of kitsch and kooky images come complete with fascinating facts and weird and wonderful tales. Stuffed with kitsch art from classic Fifties comics, they will amaze the reader whether they are searching for supernatural thrills, nostalgic romance or thrilling battles, and the appealing mini format makes them an irresistible impulse buy.  Each book has a fascinating introduction to the featured genre, and every one contains complete strips, text stories, unusual adverts and mind-blowing covers. As an added bonus, each book has a free fridge magnet, making them the perfect quirky gift, either individually or as a whole set!

This mini-book comes complete with fascinating Crime Fighting facts and inside information about Smuggler’s Tricks and Gang Leaders. From wiseguys to the cops that stop them, this little nugget of cult craziness serves as a warning, “Crime Does Not Pay!”

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781908150370
Publisher:
Ilex Press
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Edition description:
Comes with one refridgerator magnet
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
3.10(w) x 4.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Tim Pilcher is a comic book expert, historian, journalist, and lecturer. He has worked as an assistant editor at DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint. He was also associate editor of Comics International and has written numerous books on comics including The Essential Guide to World Comics with Brad Brooks, and the bestselling Erotic Comics: A Graphic History Volumes 1 & 2. He is a co-founder and current Chair of The Comic Book Alliance, “The voice of the British comics industry.”

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