The Quality Companion

The Quality Companion

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The Quality Companion provides the first dedicated look at theprolific Golden Age publisher which spawned a treasure trove of beautiful artand classic characters, including the modern-day "Freedom Fighters" --Uncle Sam, Phantom Lady, Black Condor, The Ray, Human Bomb, and Doll Man --as well as Plastic Man, the Blackhawks, and others now under the DC Comicsumbrella. It provides the first-ever A-Z, in-depth character profile of everyQuality costumed hero, many of whom were superbly-produced but are nowlong-forgotten. It also reprints, in full-color, several 1940s key stories ofthese characters from such rare 1940s collector's items as Smash Comics , Police Comics , National Comics , Feature Comics , and Crack Comics , and features Golden Age art by the top artistic talents ofthat era, including Lou Fine, Reed Crandall, Jack Cole, Chuck Cuidera, MattBaker, Will Eisner, and others! Creators who were instrumental in the revival ofthe Quality characters from the 1970s to today are also interviewed, includingRoy Thomas, Len Wein, and Jimmy Palmiotti.
Publisher: Raleigh, N.C. : TwoMorrows Pub., c2011
ISBN: 9781605490373
Characteristics: 64, 223 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Amash, Jim


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