Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-Year Battle Between Marvel and DC – Reed Tucker, De Capo Press, 2017 hardcover
I posted about this one a few weeks ago, now I’ve finished reading it.
To get up to speed, read that earlier post (HERE).
I started getting interested in comics, as an adult, after reading some reviews and discovering a good comics shop not to far from where I lived. I started going there to visit, browse, buy something now and then. So, between reading some comics as a kid and then going to that shop, Comics, Tunes & Toys in Tustin, CA, I had a certain awareness of what was being published by the big two as well as the independents.
Thus there was a lot here I didn’t know a thing about, and since I am interested in the subject, I found the book very interesting.
Thought the battle between two large companies in one industry is enlightening, I’d say this is for those who are interested in comics. If you haven’t picked up a comic book since you were 8 years old, and that was when you were reading Little Lulu, then you can skip this. But if you followed the DC and Marvel characters in their adventures, bought the comics comprising the various big events and crossovers, then this is for you.
Have you read this book? What are you reading?