Find out everything you’ve ever wanted to know about graphic storytelling and the medium of comics with this immersive illustrated history. On what day did Peanuts first appear? Who published Barbarella? Why was the French comic Pilote banned in the 1970s? The answers to these questions and many more are explored in this book filled with humor, facts, anecdotes, and tributes. Whether you are a die-hard fan or newcomer, this book will let you plunge into the fascinating history of comics.