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Title The Mammoth book of best crime comics / edited by Paul Gravett.

Publisher Philadelphia, [PA] : Running Press ; London : Robinson, 2008.


 Main Library  GN 741.5 MAM     AVAILABLE
Synopsis "These are some of the slickest, moodiest, graphic short stories ever collected, from the mean streets and sin cities of crime. They range from America's classic newspaper-strip serials and notorious uncensored comic books to modern graphic novel masterpieces" -- p. [4] of cover.
Contents Every shade of noir / introduction by Paul Gravett -- Old gangsters never die / by Alan Moore and Lloyd Thatcher -- Torpedo 1936: the switch / by Sanchez Abuli and Jordi Bernet -- The money-making machine swindlers / by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby -- 87th Precinct: blind man's bluff / by Bernie Krigstein and anonymous -- The murderer of Hung / by Dominique Grange and Jacques Tardi -- Murder, morphine and me / by Jack Cole -- El Borbah: love in vein / by Charles Burns -- The Spirit: the Portier fortune / by Will Eisner -- Secret Agent X-9 / by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond -- Commissario Spada: Strada [Street] / by Gianluigi Gonano and Gianni De Luca -- Lily-white Joe / by Bernie Krigstein and anonymous -- The crushed gardenia / by Alex Toth and anonymous -- Ms. Tree: Maternity leave / by Max Allan Colins and Terry Beatty -- Roy Carson and the old master / Colin McLoughlin and Denis McLoughlin -- Mary Spratchet / by anonymous -- Alack Sinner: Talkin' with Joe / by Carlos Sampayo and José Muñoz -- The button / by Bill Everett and anonymous -- Kane: Rat in the house / by Paul Grist -- Who dunnit? / by Fred Guardineer and anonymous -- Mike Lancer and the syndicate of death / by Mickey Spillane and Harry Sahle -- Mike Hammer: Dark City / by Mickey Spillane and Ed Robbins -- The court / by Neil Gaiman and Warren Pleece -- The sewer / by Johnny Craig -- I keep coming back / by Alan Moore and Oscar Zarate.
Subject Crime -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Criminals -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Alt Author Gravett, Paul.
Moore, Alan, 1953-
Thatcher, Lloyd.
Sánchez Abulí, E.
Bernet, Jordi.
Simon, Joe.
Kirby, Jack.
Krigstein, B. (Bernard), 1919-1990.
Grange, Dominique.
Tardi, Jacques.
Cole, Jack, 1914-1958.
Burns, Charles, 1955-
Eisner, Will.
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961.
Raymond, Alex, 1909-1956.
Gonano, Gianluigi, 1940-
De Luca, Gianni, 1927-1991.
Toth, Alex.
Collins, Max Allan.
Beatty, Terry.
McLoughlin, Colin.
McLoughlin, Denis, 1918-
Sampayo, Carlos, 1943-
Muñoz, José, 1942-
Everett, Bill, 1917-1973.
Grist, Paul.
Guardineer, Fred.
Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006.
Sahle, Harry.
Robbins, Ed.
Gaiman, Neil.
Pleece, Warren.
Craig, Jonathan T. (Johnny), 1926-2001.
Zarate, Oscar, 1942-
Add Title Best crime comics
ISBN 9780762433940 (U.S. : pbk.)
0762433949 (U.S. : pbk.)
9781845297107 (U.K.)
1845297105 (U.K.)