Comic Book Confidential

Starring: Stan Lee & Robert Crumb Director: Ron Mann
Comic Book Confidential
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Rating 4.2
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DVD Features:

  • Interview
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 25 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: Homevision
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Introduction: Kevin Smith - Filmmaker
    • Interviews: Ron Mann - Director
    • Trailers:
      1. Original Theatrical Trailer
      2. TWIST
      3. GRASS

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 06/14/1989
"...More Clark Kent than Superman -- meek but pleasant, with unseen potential..."
USA Today - 11/28/1997
"...[Mann] interviewed 22 comic-book writers and artists here about the medium's origins and enduring appeal..."

Description by OLDIES.com:

The only movie with your favorite artists and writers! See Marvel Master Stan Lee bring Spiderman's money worries to life! Hear underground artist Robert Crumb confess why he killed Fritz the Cat! Wonder at Congressional hearings from the 1950s "proving" the link between comic books and juvenile delinquency! Comic Book Confidential is a funny, smart, eye-popping history that finally gives comic books the respect they deserve.

Product Description:

From Spiderman to Zippy the Pinhead, from the scariness of "Tales From the Crypt" to the sophisticated commentary of "Maus," this film brings you into the world of comics. Includes interviews with: Stan Lee, William M. Gaines, Lynda Barry and more.

Plot Synopsis:

This film features a series of perceptive and surprising interviews with comic book innovators. These graphic, comic artists provide behind-the-scenes knowledge of the field, speak about their inspirations, and offer their opinions on this neglected and often underrated art form.

Plot Keywords:

Documentary | Interviews

Production Notes:

  • Comic artists interviewed in the film include Stan Lee, Harvey Kurtzman, Spain, Gilbert Shelton, Shary Flenniken, Dan O'Neill, Bill Griffith, Lynda Barry, Robert Crumb, Will Eisner, William M. Gaines, Jack Kirby, Harvey Pekar and Art Spiegelman.

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 037429167526
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item


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