Coupon
Blazing Combat
by Archie Goodwin and Frank Frazetta and Wally Wood and John Severin


Overview - Blazing Combat ended after its fourth issue when military post exchanges refused to sell the title due to their perception that it was an anti-war comic. Their hostility was fueled by the depiction of the then-current Vietnam War, especially a story entitled "Landscape," which follows the thoughts of a simple Vietnamese peasant rice-farmer who pays the ultimate price simply for living where he does--and which was considered anti-war agit-prop by the more hawkish members of the business community.  Read more...

 
Paperback
  • $19.99
  • 20% off for Members: Get the Club Price
    $ 15.99

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

Limited Availability. Allow Additional 2-4 Weeks for Shipping.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 9 copies from $30.57
 
 
 

More About Blazing Combat by Archie Goodwin; Frank Frazetta; Wally Wood; John Severin
 
 
 
Overview
Blazing Combat ended after its fourth issue when military post exchanges refused to sell the title due to their perception that it was an anti-war comic. Their hostility was fueled by the depiction of the then-current Vietnam War, especially a story entitled "Landscape," which follows the thoughts of a simple Vietnamese peasant rice-farmer who pays the ultimate price simply for living where he does--and which was considered anti-war agit-prop by the more hawkish members of the business community. Writer Archie Goodwin and the original publisher James Warren discuss the death ofBlazing Combat and market censorship as well as the creative gestation of the series in exclusive interviews. Nominated for a 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award: (Best Archival Collection/Project: Comic Books).

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781606993668
  • ISBN-10: 1606993666
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
  • Publish Date: May 2010
  • Page Count: 207
  • Dimensions: 9.96 x 8.02 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.49 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Comics & Graphic Novels > Literary

 
BAM Customer Reviews