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  • Published: 21 August 2018
  • ISBN: 9781684051793
  • Imprint: IDW Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $59.99
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Super Patriotic Heroes


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During World War II, a legion of star-spangled, flag-draped superheroes fought to defeat the forces of evil. Rediscover them now, when we need them most! This book paints a compelling history and presents the exciting, full comic book stories.

Starting with The Shield and followed by Captain America, a whole battalion of red, white, and blue heroes appeared on the four-color page to help fight the Nazis. We need those superheroes again to battle for truth, justice, and the American Way!

These full-color comic stories from World War II tell of true role-models of the patriotic ideal. Their fascinating history and their stirring tales will both entertain and inspire new generations! See the two-fisted, three-colored Miss America, The Fighting Yank, Super-American, U.S. Jones, Captain Freedom, Lady Liberty, Major Victory, American Eagle, Captain Victory, and many more!

Proudly presented are action-packed stories from America's Best Comics, Fight Comics, Our Flag, National Comics, and a battleship full of other explosive comic books of the Golden Age!

  • Pub date: 21 August 2018
  • ISBN: 9781684051793
  • Imprint: IDW Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: $59.99

About the Authors

Will Eisner

WILL EISNER has been a pioneering force m comics for over sixty years. His career spans groundbreaking in early newspaper comics to the mature graphic novels that he continues to produce today. In addition to producing a continuing legacy of great work, Eisner taught cartooning at the School of Visual Arts in New York, and is the author of two definitive works examining the creative process, COMICS AND SEQUENTIAL ART and GRAPHIC STORYTELLING. Each year he presides over the over the Eisner Awards presented at Comic-Con International in San Diego. He currently resides in Tamarac, Florida.

Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes was born in 1900 and educated at Chaterhouse School and Oriel College, Oxford. A highly original and idiosyncratic writer, he wrote poems and plays as well as novels, but it is for these that he is best remembered, the most famous of which was his first, A High Wind in Jamaica, published in 1929. A remarkable man, he could number Masefield, Yeats, T.E. Lawrence, Robert Graves, Augustus John and Dylan Thomas amongst his friends and acquaintances. Married to the painter Frances Bazley in 1932, he died in 1976.


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