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The comic book story of video games : the incredible history of the electronic gaming revolution / Jonathan Hennessey ; art by Jack McGowan ; coloring by William Smith IV and Jason Wordie, with additional colors by Dan Blaushild ; lettering by Tom Orzechowski.

Hennessey, Jonathan, 1971- (author.). McGowan, Jack, (illustrator.).

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GRAPHIC NOVEL 794.8 HENNESSEY
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780399578908
  • ISBN: 0399578900
  • Physical Description: 185 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Ten Speed Press, [2017]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Totally tubular : the tech evolution that made gaming possible -- They're here...! : the earliest early video games -- Transistors : this means spacewar! -- Cold on the Cold War : gaming heats up -- The heyday of Atari : video games' first dynasty -- The golden age of arcade games -- Crash 'n' don't score : the disaster that almost spelled "games over" -- Back to computers : this time it's personal -- Nintendo : "the name of the game is the games" -- Times that try consoles : from Genesis to "Revelations".
Summary, etc.: A complete, illustrated history of video games--highlighting the machines, games, and people who have made gaming a worldwide, billion dollar industry/artform--told in a graphic novel format.
Subject: Video games > History > Comic books, strips, etc.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction.
GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Video & Electronic.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture.
Genre: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels.
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