Action! Mystery! Thrills!: Comic Book Covers of the Golden Age 1933–1945

Majestic, iconic, chaotic, or downright weird, a classic comic book cover has an undeniable appeal, and Action! Mystery! Thrills! celebrates in spades this unique cultural icon. The covers are arranged chronologically to give the reader a sense of the sweeping trends and stylistic developments throughout the medium's first decade, as inexorable waves of dazzling imagery battled monthly for newsstand attention.