by Fred Van Lente & Ryan Dunlavey. You only think you know Comic history! The epic – and insane! – story of comic books, manga, and Graphic Novels TP, told as a comic, in the inimitable, irreverent, and award-winning Action Philosophers style, begins here! Before there could be Comic, there has to be newspaper strips, animated cartoons, and pulp magazines. Thrill to publishing giants William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer duking it out over The Yellow Kid! Tremble at the war between Walt Disney and Max Fleischer for animation domination! Follow the bizarre trail of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s first superhero from sci-fi pulp to comic strip to the birth a new medium! Plus, the early years of Jack Kirby, Will Eisner, Winsor McCay, and Joe Simon!