Comic Book Confidential (1989)
Average Rating: 7/10
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1999 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
User Ratings: 416
Though aimed at those fastidious comic book collectors who spend exorbitant sums for old DC first editions (only to leave them unread and wrapped in plastic), Comic Book Confidential manages to convey the fanaticism and fun of this hobby to non-aficionados. Canadian director Ron Mann traces the history of the comic book industry, the idiotic purging of so-called violent comics in the 1950s, and the growth of the collectibles industry. Throughout the film, any comic book which does not meet
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The highest compliment I can pay the picture is that it makes me want to delve further into the research and discussion of comic books, to continue exploring where Mann's work ends.
Just as much for those not familiar with comics as it is for hardcore fan boys.
an enjoyable and informative documentary
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