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“The best present you could buy a comics buff.”
The Hollywood Reporter

The Golden Age of DC Comics

Hardcover5.5 x 7.7 in.2.19 lb672 pages25Edition: English Availability: In Stock
Get the ultimate insights on the heyday of DC Comics. Spanning from 1935 to 1956, more than 600 pages of covers and interiors, original illustrations, photographs, film stills, and ephemera chart the creators, the stories, and the game-changing super heroes Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.
The Golden Age of DC Comics

The Golden Age of DC Comics


The Super Hero Is Born

From the Man of Steel to Wonder Woman

In June of 1938, Action Comics debuted with a new kind of comic-book character on its cover: a costumed man with two identities, who possessed extraordinary strength and powers—a man able to protect the public when ordinary measures would not do. He was not the first super hero, but the Man of Steel would become the prototype for all super heroes thereafter.

Superman’s story, and those of Batman, Wonder Woman, and hundreds of other DC Comics characters, are all told in The Golden Age of DC Comics. Expanded from the Eisner Award–winning XL book, 75 Years of DC Comics, this edition offers readers the ultimate insight on DC’s first decades, from its pulp origins up to the comic-book burnings of the McCarthy ’50s.

More than 600 pages of covers and interiors, original illustrations, photographs, film stills, and ephemera bring the story lines, the characters, and their creators to vibrant life. Also included is an exclusive interview with legendary artist Joe Kubert.

Copyright © 2019 DC Comics. All related characters and elements © & TM DC Comics. (s19)
The author

Paul Levitz is a comic book fan who has worked as editor/publisher of The Comic Reader, editor of the Batman titles and others, writer of more than 300 stories—including an acclaimed run on Legion of Super-Heroes—and a DC Comics executive, finishing his 38-year stint with the company as President and Publisher. He returned to writing in 2010 with a new series of Legion stories and other projects. His most recent graphic novel is Brooklyn Blood.

The Golden Age of DC Comics
Hardcover14 x 19.5 cm0.99 kg672 pages

ISBN 978-3-8365-5656-9

Edition: English



3 Ratings


Zoltan,November 2, 2021
TASCHEN books are always amazing. This small edition is much easier to handle and store, as well as being cheaper, however the books quality is same!

Tolles Geschenk

Gottfried,October 28, 2021
Das Buch war ein tolles Geschenk für einen Comic-Liebhaber, kam gut an :-)

The Golden Age of DC Comics

Isabel,December 27, 2021
Es un libro fantastico para entender la historia del cómic, la calidad/precio inigualable.