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Comic Book Comics #1 (2008 Series)

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"Funnies Get Famous"

Written by: Fred Van Lente
Pencils: Ryan Dunlavey
Inks: Ryan Dunlavey
Cover Pencils: Ryan Dunlavey
Cover Inks: Ryan Dunlavey
Traces the origins of comic art, including the Outcault's Yellow Kid and McCay's Little Nemo, plus how the animation work of Max Fleischer grew up contemporaneously.
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SynopsisTraces the origins of comic art, including the Outcault's Yellow Kid and McCay's Little Nemo, plus how the animation work of Max Fleischer grew up contemporaneously.
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CharactersThe Yellow Kid; Max Fleischer; Walt Disney; The Shadow; Cthulhu; Buck Rogers; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster
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Product Name Comic Book Comics #1 (2008 Series)
Characters The Yellow Kid; Max Fleischer; Walt Disney; The Shadow; Cthulhu; Buck Rogers; Jerry Siegel; Joe Shuster
Series Comic Book Comics
Publication Date Feb 29, 2008
Synopsis Traces the origins of comic art, including the Outcault's Yellow Kid and McCay's Little Nemo, plus how the animation work of Max Fleischer grew up contemporaneously.