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    • Sense of Wonder

    • My Life in Comic Fandom--The Whole Story
    • By: Bill Schelly
    • Narrated by: Derek Botten
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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 50 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. 

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Otto Binder

    • The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary
    • By: Bill Schelly, Richard A. Lupoff - foreword
    • Narrated by: Derek Botten
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary chronicles the career of Otto Binder, from pulp magazine author to writer of Supergirl, Captain Marvel, and Superman comics. As the originator of the first sentient robot in literature ("I, Robot," published in Amazing Stories in 1939 and predating Isaac Asimov's collection of the same name), Binder's effect on science fiction was profound.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fascinating history of a key comic book writer

    • By HB Fan on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $27.93