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Slugfest : inside the epic fifty-year battle between Marvel and DC / Reed Tucker.

Tucker, Reed, (author.).
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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • ISBN: 9780306825460
  • ISBN: 0306825465
  • Physical Description: xviii, 286 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-276) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
DC becomes the industry's eight-hundred-pound gorilla -- Mighty Marvel comes out swinging -- The rivalry catches fire -- DC desperately chases Marvel -- The "devilish competition" pulls off a headline-worthy heist -- The universes collide at last -- DC reboots to take on Marvel -- You will believe a man can fly -- The battle moves to a new arena--the comic shop -- DC's big, bold gamble -- From humongous boom to hideous bust -- The war gets uncivil -- Superhero movies and TV shows take over the world -- The rivalry moves from the comic rack to the corporate boardroom -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Combining primary-source reporting with in-depth research, a story of the greatest corporate rivalry never told-the battle between Marvel and DC-details the five-decade war that has resulted in an arsenal of schemes devised by the companies in an attempt to outmaneuver the competition.
Subject: Marvel Comics Group > History.
DC Comics, Inc. > History.
Comic books, strips, etc. > United States > History and criticism.
Competition > United States > Case studies.

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