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Fred Van Lente Day Announcement: The Comic Book History of Comics From IDW!

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Fred Van Lente Day Announcement: The Comic Book History of Comics From IDW!

Our major Fred Van Lente Day news of the day is that IDW Publishing will be collecting Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey’s great Comic Book Comics mini-series into a collection called The Comic Book History of Comics!

Read on for a description of the series an exclusive first look at the cover of the collection!

Here is the solicitation for the collection:

THE COMIC BOOK HISTORY OF COMICS

Written by Fred Van Lente
Drawn by Ryan Dunlavey

224pp • B&W • Standard Comic Size: 6.625 x 10.25

For the first time ever, the inspiring, infuriating and utterly insane story of comics, graphic novels and manga is presented in comic book form! The award-winning Action Philosophers team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey turn their irreverent-but-accurate eye to the stories of Jack Kirby, R. Crumb, Harvey Kurtzman, Alan Moore, Stan Lee, Will Eisner, Fredric Wertham, Roy Lichtenstein, Art Spiegelman, Hergé, Osamu Tezuka — and more! “Done with wit, energy, a healthy dose of insolence and a dedication to getting it right.” — NPR. Collects Comic Book Comics #1-6.

And here is the cover…


Awesome news for an awesome collection!