The Krypton Companion
A Historical Exploration of Superman Comic Books of 1958-1986Unknown - 2006
Unlock the secrets of the most influential age of Superman's history-whenkryptonite came in multiple colors, super-pets scampered across the skies andBrainiac first invaded Earth -- in The Krypton Companion , abehind-the-scenes exploration of the Man of Steel's adventures from 1958 through1986. Writer/editor Michael Eury explores this classic comics era throughall-new interviews with fan-favorite Superman writers and artists;previously unpublished and/or immortal artwork by Curt Swan, Neal Adams, WayneBoring, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Adam Hughes, Nick Cardy, Jim Mooney and others;Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel's "lost" imaginary story "The Death of ClarkKent;" a roundtable discussion where today's comics pros -- including JohnByrne, Alex Ross and Mark Waid -- discuss the Superman of yesteryear andother revealing features! Plus a (last-page) introduction by Bizarro No. 1(abetted by Seinfeld writer David Mandel) and a super cover by Watchmen 's Dave Gibbons!
Publisher: Raleigh, NC : TwoMorrows Publishing, c2006.
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 KRYPTON
Characteristics: 235 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
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