Video Review

Comic Book Confidential

EW's GRADE
B

Details Genre: Documentary

If you think superhero comics are the pinnacle of graphic art, this 85-minute history is not for you. Barely glancing at the likes of Marvel Comics' Stan Lee, Comic Book Confidential is interested in more mature and/or twisted creative geniuses like Zap Comix's Robert Crumb and Maus' Art Spiegelman. That's great, but attempts to animate the cartoon panels by having their creators read them aloud fall flat. B

Originally posted Apr 09, 1993 Published in issue #165 Apr 09, 1993 Order article reprints
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