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Alex Grand and guest co-host Larry King discuss the attempts at adult story telling in the comic industry in the year 1978.  The urge for the industry to start to shift toward graphic novels and serious filmmaking is discussed with A Contract with God, Jack Kirby and Stan Lee's Silver Surfer, Don McGregor and Gulacy's Sabre, the Richard Donner Superman 1, the 1984 Warren Magazine, and the made for TV marvel productions like Dr. Strange and Spider-Man.  There is also a highlight on adult consequences in the comic industry with the 1978 DC Implosion.  Music - Standard License. Support us at

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