Wild Bill Hickok

The life story of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok, the famous lawman, gunfighter and gambler of the Old West.
Date Published :
March 2017
Publisher :
Classics Illustrated Comics
Contributor(s) :
Medio Iorio, Sal Trapani
Language:
English
Series :
Classics Illustrated
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781911238386
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches
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In stock
$9.95

Overview
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The life story of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok, the famous lawman, gunfighter and gambler of the Old West.

Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colourful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes theme discussions and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.

The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas’s "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old.

About The Author
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SAL TRAPANI, brother-in-law of Dick Giordano, began his career in 1949, drawing for the publishers Hillman and Gilmor. He drew his first horror comics in Tales of Horror in 1954, while doing space comics for Charlton. He was the artistic director of Cambia Animation from 1961 to 1965. He joined the American Comic Group in the late 1960s, drawing comics for Forbidden World, Unknown World, Gasp and Adventures into the Unknown, but also for Warren's Eerie and Creepy. He also worked for DC, doing fantasy, horror and mystery stories. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s Trapani has worked on such series as 'Doom Patrol', 'Green Lantern', 'Wonder Woman', 'Teen Titans', and 'Superman'. He also assisted José Delbo on the 'Superman' daily in the 1980s. From the mid-1960s, Trapani has worked for a variety of publishers, like Dell ('Dr Who', 'Flying Saucers'), Gold Key ('Boris Karloff Tales of Mystery', 'Twilight Zone') and Marvel (inking many series).

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