224 page Trade Paperback - Edited by Roy Thomas
ROY THOMAS’ new sequel presents still more secrets of the Justice Society of America and ALL-STAR COMICS, from 1940 through the 1980s, featuring: A fabulous wraparound cover by CARLOS PACHECO! More amazing information and speculation on the classic ALL-STAR COMICS of 1940-1951! Never-before-seen Golden Age art by IRWIN HASEN, CARMINE INFANTINO, ALEX TOTH, MART NODELL, PAUL REINMAN, H.G. PETER, and others! Art from the unpublished 1940s JSA story “The Will of William Wilson” not seen in Volume 1! Rare art from the original 1963-1985 JLA-JSA team-ups and the 1970s All-Star Comics Revival by MIKE SEKOWSKY, DICK DILLIN, JOE STATON, WALLY WOOD, KEITH GIFFEN, and RIC ESTRADA! Full coverage of the 1980s ALL-STAR SQUADRON, AMERICA Vs. THE JUSTICE SOCIETY, and LAST DAYS OF THE JUSTICE SOCIETY, with a bio of every single All-Star (from Air Wave to Zatara), featuring never-seen art by JERRY ORDWAY, RICH BUCKLER, ADRIAN GONZALES, TODD McFARLANE, and more! Plus: Notes and illos on the original 1940s DC Comics sources of Roy’s ALL-STAR SQUADRON stories—special JSA-related art and features by FRANK BRUNNER, ALEX ROSS, NEAL ADAMS, GIL KANE, MIKE MIGNOLA, and RAMONA FRADON—and more!
Diamond Order Code: AUG063622
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- Tim JANSON on The Comics Review - 24 February 2007
- Midwest Book Review
Collections strong in comic book artists and art will find this history of the Justice Society of America and friends to be moving: it provides more secrets of the comic characters from the 1940s through the 1980s, surveying major issues and events, providing black and white reproductions of pages, and detailing behind-the-scenes influences on adventures and character appearances. An excellent companion for any who have followed the strip and seek more information on historical progression.