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The comic book story of video games : the incredible history of the electronic gaming revolution / Jonathan Hennessey ; art by Jack McGowan ; coloring by William Smith IV and Jason Wordie, with additional colors by Dan Blaushild ; lettering by Tom Orzechowski.

Hennessey, Jonathan, 1971- (author.). McGowan, Jack, (illustrator.).
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  • 5 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler j794.8 HEN (Text) 34044000929453 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver GRA HEN COM (Text) 34304000871716 Adult - Graphic Novel Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JGRAPHIC 794.8 HEN (Text) 36626103904157 JUV New Graphic/Illustrated Novels Checked out 11/05/2018
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch GRAPHIC 794.8 HENN (Text) 39391006848590 Adult Graphic Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 794.8 HEN (Text) 37323005320745 NONFIC Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette GN 794.8 HEN (Text) 31951004244502 Main Floor - New Graphic Novels Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield j794.8 Hennessey (Text) 78292000367831 Children's Non-Fiction Book Collection Checked out 10/28/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 794.8 HENNESSEY (Text) 33946003268518 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399578908
  • ISBN: 0399578900
  • Physical Description: 185 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Ten Speed Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Totally tubular : the tech evolution that made gaming possible -- They're here...! : the earliest early video games -- Transistors : this means spacewar! -- Cold on the Cold War : gaming heats up -- The heyday of Atari : video games' first dynasty -- The golden age of arcade games : video games give no quarter -- Crash 'n' don't score : the disaster that almost spelled "games over" -- Back to computers : this time it's personal -- Nintendo : the name of the game is the games -- Times that try consoles : from Genesis to "Revelations".
Summary, etc.:
A complete, illustrated history of video games--highlighting the machines, games, and people who have made gaming a worldwide, billion dollar industry/artform--told in a graphic novel format.
Subject: Video games > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Video & Electronic.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.

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