Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 25 minutes
- Video: Black & White / Color
- Released: December 4, 2012
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: Strand Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Over 40 Minutes Of Never-Before-Seen Out-Take Footage Including: Sergio Aragones, Carl Barks, Robert & Sophie Crumb, Jules Feiffer, Drew Friedman, Dave Gibbons, Archie Goodwin, Harvey Kurtzman, Caryn Leschen, Lee Mars, Paul Mavrides, Diane Noomin, Gary Panter, Harvey Pekar, Trina Robbins, Gilbert Shelton, Julius Schwartz, Bill Sienkiewicz, Ron Turner, Robert Williams, S. Clay Wilson, Al Williamson
- Plus - Introduction By Kevin Smith
- Interview With Rom Mann
- Original Theatrical Trailer!!!
- Original Comic Book Confidential Promo Comic
- The Balloon Pops: comic book Confidential By Geoff Pevere
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
Performers, Cast and Crew:
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..."
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.
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.
- 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.