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Author Hennessey, Jonathan, 1971- author.

Title The comic book story of video games : the incredible history of the electronic gaming revolution / Jonathan Hennessey ; art by Jack McGowan ; coloring by William Smith IV and Jason Wordie, with additional colors by Dan Blaushild ; lettering by Tom Orzechowski.

Publication Info. Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Graphic Novels    794.8 HEN    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 185 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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Contents Totally tubular : the tech evolution that made gaming possible -- They're here...! : the earliest early video games -- Transistors : this means spacewar! -- Cold on the Cold War : gaming heats up -- The heyday of Atari : video games' first dynasty -- The golden age of arcade games -- Crash 'n' don't score : the disaster that almost spelled "games over" -- Back to computers : this time it's personal -- Nintendo : "the name of the game is the games" -- Times that try consoles : from Genesis to "Revelations".
Summary A complete, illustrated history of video games--highlighting the machines, games, and people who have made gaming a worldwide, billion dollar industry/artform--told in a graphic novel format.
Subject Video games -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre/Form Comics (Graphic works).
Added Author McGowan, Jack, illustrator.
Other Form: Online version: Hennessey, Jonathan, 1971- author. Comic book story of video games First edition. California : Watson-Guptill Publications, [2017] 9780399578915 (DLC) 2017019087
ISBN 9780399578908 (hardcover)
0399578900 (hardcover)

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