Comic Shop: The Retail Mavericks Who Gave Us a New Geek Culture [Audiobook]

Comic Shop: The Retail Mavericks Who Gave Us a New Geek Culture [Audiobook]

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Comic Shop by Dan Gearino

Comic Shop: The Retail Mavericks Who Gave Us a New Geek Culture by Dan Gearino
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 214 MB
Overview: The early 1970s saw the birth of the modern comic book shop. Its rise was due in large part to a dynamic entrepreneur, Phil Seuling. His direct market model allowed shops to get comics straight from the publishers, bypassing middlemen. Stores could better customize their offerings and independent publishers could now access national distribution. In this way, shops opened up a space for quirky ideas to gain an audience and helped transform small-press series, from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Bone, into media giants.
Comic Shop is the first book to trace the history of these cultural icons. Dan Gearino brings us from their origins to the present day, when the rise of digital platforms has the industry at a crossroads even as sales are robust. He spends a year with stores around the country, with a spotlight on The Laughing Ogre in Columbus, Ohio. Along the way he interviews those who shaped comics retailing from the early days, including many pioneering women; top creators; and shop owners who continue to push the industry in new directions. A guide to 40 of the most interesting shops around the United States and Canada is a bonus for fans.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd…


Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition (Genreflecting Advisory Series)
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Comic Book Implosion – An Oral History of DC Comics Circa 1978

Comic Book Implosion – An Oral History of DC Comics Circa 1978
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The Mental Load: A Feminist Comic


The Mental Load: A Feminist Comic
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Roman Satire and the Old Comic Tradition


Roman Satire and the Old Comic Tradition
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Comic-con and the trade of popular culture : what the arena’s wildest business display can let us know about the way forward for leisure (

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The comic galaxy of Mystery Science Theater 3000 : twelve classic episodes and the movies they lampoon

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Learn to Draw Pretty Faces for Comic Books

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Learn to color with Photoshop COMIC BOOKS, MANGA, PINUPS

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The Comic Toolbox: How to Be Funny Even If You’re Not

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The Comic Book Story of Beer by Jonathan Hennessey

The Comic Book Story of Beer: The World’s Favorite Beverage from 7000 BC to Today’s Craft Brewing Revolution by Jonathan Hennessey, Mike Smith
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 172 MB
Overview: A New York Times Best Seller
A full-color, lushly illustrated graphic novel that recounts the many-layered past and present of beer through dynamic pairings of pictures and meticulously researched insight into the history of the world’s favorite brew.
The History of Beer Comes to Life!
We drink it. We love it. But how much do we really know about beer? Starting from around 7000 BC, beer has emerged as a major element driving humankind’s development, a role it has continued to play through today’s craft brewing explosion. With The Comic Book Story of Beer, the first-ever nonfiction graphic novel focused on this most favored beverage, you can follow along from the very beginning, as authors Jonathan Hennessey and Mike Smith team up with illustrator Aaron McConnell to present the key figures, events, and, yes, beers that shaped and frequently made history. No boring, old historical text here, McConnell’s versatile art style-moving from period-accurate renderings to cartoony diagrams to historical caricatures and back-finds an equal and effective partner in the pithy, informative text of Hennessey and Smith presented in captions and word balloons on each page. The end result is a filling mixture of words and pictures sure to please the beer aficionado and comics geek alike.
Genre: Comics

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Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd…


Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition (Genreflecting Advisory Series)
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Graphic Novels: A Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More, 2nd Edition

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