Bails Jerry, and
Hames Ware. The Who's Who of American Comic Books #s 1-4. Detroit: Jerry Bails, 1973.
The most comprehensive listing of comic book artists and writers ever compiled.
Benton Mike, The Comic Book in America. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1994.
An extensive survey of most of the comic book publishers and their titles in America.
_____. Masters of Imagination. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1994.
Biographies of thirteen comic book artists and writers inducted into the Jack Kirby Hall of Fame and the Will Eisner Hall of Fame.
_____. Superhero Comics of the Silver Age. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1991.
An extensive survey of superhero titles and characters from the 1950s and 1960s.
Blackbeard Bill, and
Martin Williams, eds. The Smithsonian Collection of
Newspaper Comics. Second edition. Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution Press and Harry N. Abrams, 1977.
The most comprehensive history and collection of reprinted American comic strips from 1886 to 1976.
Feiffer Jules. The Great Comic Book Heroes. New York: Bonanza Books, 1965.