Take That, Adolf!: The Fighting Comic Books Of The Second World War
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Mark Fertig, Jack Kirby, Will Eisner

Take That, Adolf!: The Fighting Comic Books Of The Second World War

On sale date: April 4, 2017

More than 500 stunningly restored comics covers published during WWII!

Between 1941 and 1945, Hitler was pummeled on comic book covers by everyone from Captain America to Wonder Woman. Take That, Adolf! is an oversized compilation of more than 500 stunningly restored comics covers published during World War II, featuring the world’s greatest super villain. From Superman and Daredevil to propaganda and racism, Take That, Adolf! is a fascinating look at how legendary creators such as Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Alex Schomburg, Will Eisner, and Lou Fine entertained millions of kids on the home front and buoyed the spirits of GIs fighting overseas by using Adolf Hitler as a punching bag.

Praise

“One of the most relevant books of the year.” — Salon

“These pages contain a lot more than beefcakes in spandex.” — Time Out New York

“Fantagraphics is getting in on some of that sweet Nazi punching action.” — Bleeding Cool

“Take That, Adolf! is a reminder in these difficult times that real heroes are needed to keep today’s neo-Nazis in check.” — Hyperallergic

“Mark Fertig’s new book Take That, Adolf! explores just how important comic books were to the U.S. war effort in the 1940s.” — Under the Radar

Specs

Pages
176
Format
Paperback / Softback
Color
Full-color
Dimensions
8.1" × 11"
ISBN-13
9781606999875
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