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Author Davis, Blair, 1975- author.

Title Movie comics : page to screen/screen to page / Blair Davis.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43657 DAV    Available
Description x, 294 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Happy Hooligan, Buster Brown, Dream of a rarebit fiend, Charlie Chaplin, film fun, the Kinema Comic -- 1930s comics-to-film adaptations: Skippy, Little Orphan Annie, Harold Teen, Popeye, Funny page, Tailspin Tommy, Ace Drummond, Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, Jungle Jim, Dick Tracy, Blondie -- 1930s cinema and comics: Mickey Mouse, Big little books, Tim McCoy, Police car 17, Famous Funnies -- Jumbo comics, Action comics, Marvel comics, Motion picture funnies weekly, movie comics -- 1940s comics-to-film adaptations: Superman (1941), Captain Marvel, Batman, Captain America, Terry and the pirates, Don Winslow, Red Ryder, Superman (1948), Dick Tracy, Tillie the toiler, Joe Palooka -- 1940s cinema and comics: Superman meets Orson Welles, Walt Disney comics and stories, four color, cinema comics herald, Graphic Little Theater, Gene Autry, the adventures of Alan Ladd, John Wayne adventure comics -- 1950s comics-to-film and television adaptations: Atom Man vs. Superman, Blackhawk, Jungle Jim, Prince Valiant, The Sad Sack, L'il Abner, The spirit, Dick Tracy, Fearless Fosdick, Flash Gordon, Terry and the pirates, Blondie, Dennis the menace, Steve Canyon, Adventures of Superman, Superpup -- 1950s cinema, television and comics: Howdy Doody, Rocky Jones, Space ranger, Milton Berle, Tee and Vee Crosley in television land comics, Fredric Wertham, movie love, Motion picture comics, Dell four color, Bob Hope, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Hopalong Cassidy, Dale Evans, Hollywood Film stories, Hollywood diary, Hollywood confessions, Starlet O'Hara -- Conclusion: the 1960s and beyond -- The phantom, Archie, Batman, Marvel super heroes, Marvel super special.
Subject Comic strip characters in motion pictures.
Comic strip characters on television.
Comic books, strips, etc -- Adaptations.
Celebrities in art.
Celebrities in literature.
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