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The Resource Sense of wonder : my life in comic fandom--the whole story, Bill Schelly

Sense of wonder : my life in comic fandom--the whole story, Bill Schelly

Label
Sense of wonder : my life in comic fandom--the whole story
Title
Sense of wonder
Title remainder
my life in comic fandom--the whole story
Statement of responsibility
Bill Schelly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A fascinating story of growing up as a gay fan of comic books in the 1960s, building a fifty-year career as an award-winning writer, and interacting with acclaimed comic book legends, Award-winning writer Bill Schelly relates how comics and fandom saved his life in this engrossing story that begins in the burgeoning comic fandom movement of the 1960s and follows the twists and turns of a career that spanned fifty years. Schelly recounts his struggle to come out at a time when homosexuality was considered a mental illness, how the egalitarian nature of fandom offered a safe haven for those who were different, and how his need for creative expression eventually overcame all obstacles. He describes living through the AIDS epidemic, finding the love of his life, and his unorthodox route to becoming a father. He also details his personal encounters with major talents of 1960s comics, such as Steve Ditko (co-creator of Spider-Man), Jim Shooter (writer for DC and later editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics), and Julius Schwartz (legendary architect of the Silver Age of comics)"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6725
LC item number
.S374 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Sense of wonder : my life in comic fandom--the whole story, Bill Schelly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Part 1 of this book was published in 2001 by TwoMorrows Publishing, and is presented here in slightly revised form. Part 2 is entirely new, written for this edition."--ECIP galley
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995089317
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 419 pages
Isbn
9781623171513
Lccn
2017048122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)995089317
Label
Sense of wonder : my life in comic fandom--the whole story, Bill Schelly
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Part 1 of this book was published in 2001 by TwoMorrows Publishing, and is presented here in slightly revised form. Part 2 is entirely new, written for this edition."--ECIP galley
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn995089317
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 419 pages
Isbn
9781623171513
Lccn
2017048122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)995089317

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